farcical opera quotes

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If music in general is an imitation of history, opera in particular is an imitation of human willfulness; it is rooted in the fact ...
A Librettist is a mere drudge in the world of opera.
The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every mode ...
My chance, when it came, was due, literally, to the fact that I was slender.... You cannot make an opera audience believe that a m ...
Hey you! I told you to slow that nag down! On account of you I almost heard the opera!
Not German, I beg your majesty. Italian is the proper language for opera. All educated people agree on that.
Watching Italian opera, all those male sopranos screeching, stupid fat couples rolling their eyes about. That's not love, it's jus ...
Look at your lake, Christine. You'll love it here, when you get used to the dark. And you'll love the dark, too. It's friendly. An ...
Are you suggesting that we reopen the Opera with a murder as an added attraction?
Bed is the poor man's opera.
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