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In no instance is there to be a musical or opera of Inherit the Wind because it doesn't sing. It's an intellectual play. (Quote by - Jerome Lawrence)

You are beautiful and faded Like an old opera tune Played upon a harpsichord. (Quote by - Amy Lowell)

Opera happens because a large number of things amazingly fail to go wrong. (Quote by - Terry Prachett)

I do not mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I do not understand. (Quote by - Sir Edward Appleton)

Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama. (Quote by - Bruce Beresford)

In opera, as with any performing art, to be in great demand and to command high fees you must be good of course, but you must also be famous. The two are different things. (Quote by - Luciano Pavarotti)

I only use my sick days for hang-overs and soap opera weddings. (Quote by - Kate O'Brien)

The opera always loses money. That's as it should be. Opera has no business making money. (Quote by - Rudolf Bing)

Well, opera began with an intent to resuscitate Greek drama, that is, modern opera as we know it. (Quote by - John Eaton)

Give me a laundry-list and I'll set it to music. (Quote by - Gioacchino Rossini)

I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren't hiring opera singers. (Quote by - Jo Stafford)


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