London (ANI): Barbra Streisand has revealed that the fear of
disappointing her audience puts her under great pressure when she
performs live. The Yentl star has battled stage fright throughout
her career and admits she hates having to live up to demanding
"I love singing when it's me and the music alone... I love
singing with an orchestra and there's nobody judging it," the Daily
Express quoted her as telling Oprah Winfrey. “When you come out and
perform in front of people, it's pressure... I don't want to
"That's why I can't sing in people's living rooms... I don't
know what to do. Where do I look? If I even see people in the front
row of a concert hall and someone's not paying rapt attention...
They don't applaud. It's like if they pay bigger money cos they're
in the front seat, somehow that entitles them not to applaud. What
is that about?" she said.