Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Just Going to Leave this Here...

  A stooped, watery eyed New Yorker used to buy his programmes from me at Covent Garden in the early eighties. I asked if he would be coming to the new production of Norma
  He looked alarmed as he answered, 'Oh, no. I saw Ponselle as Norma at the Met in nineteen twenty-seven.  That woman's glory ruined opera for me forever, just when I was getting started with it.'


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