Art A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera: Diamond Stingily, Martinis, and Infanticide

Diamond Stingily at the opera. Image courtesy of Kat Herriman.

The FDR is not cooperating. So Diamond Stingily and I read the synopsis of Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma out loud to each other in the cab because we won’t have time before the curtain goes up at Lincoln Center. We tried to down one too many martinis at Café Select and squeeze in a drive-by of her friend Annie Bielski’s Rachel Uffner debut. Now we are pondering why we always end up out of breath at operas starring infanticidal heroines.

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