Peter Shaffer quotes

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Only an idiot would ask Wolfie to work on that stuff--twelve foot snakes, magic flutes.
Not German, I beg your majesty. Italian is the proper language for opera. All educated people agree on that.
Figaro is a bad play. It stirs up hatred between the classes. In France, it has caused nothing but bitterness. My own dear sister, ...
Emperor Joseph II: Your work is ingenious. It's quality work, and there are simply too many notes, that's all. Just cut a few and ...
One hears such sounds and what can one say but ... "Salieri."
Watching Italian opera, all those male sopranos screeching, stupid fat couples rolling their eyes about. That's not love, it's jus ...
I speak for all mediocrities in the world. I am their champion. I am their patron saint.
I think you overestimate our dear Viennese, my friend. Do you know you didn't even give them a good bang at the end of songs, to l ...
Understand, I was in love with the girl. Or at least in lust.
All I ever wanted was to sing to God. He gave me that longing and then made me mute.
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