You know Rolando. Well, you do if you live in the UK, and your mum is swooning over his appearances on TV talent show Popstar to Operastar. Villazon today also becomes the first classical music star to become a guest editor for YouTube UK, picking out ten of his favourite classical and opera videos to be showcased on the video site’s homepage and blog. He’s following in the footsteps of Damon Albarn, Jamie Cullum and Florence out of Florence And The Machine. It’s a sign that YouTube is keen to tap into the popular side of classical music – not to mention one of the current recognisable stars from that world.

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