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Opera Characters Who Have Found Themselves Unemployed

6:00AM
July
27, 2012

Opera Occupations: How many do you know?

Gioachino Rossini-Born on Leap Year

12:00PM
February
29, 2012

Rossini was born on February 29, 1792 a leap year baby if there ever was one.

Joyce DiDonato Breaks a Leg – Literally

Joyce DiDonato in Wheelchair
Royal Opera House, July 2009
12:36PM
July
10, 2009

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato breaks her leg onstage and continues to sing after the accident, limping around on stage during the remainder of Act 1 and finishing the rest on crutches.