All Time Coloratura

The Operatic Orgasm

Posted in Thoughts on Opera by cToronto on July 28, 2010

Here’s a small operatic tidbit from internet/publishing phenomenon PostSecret:

They think I like opera because I'm proper.

I’m sure most opera-lovers can identify scores of operatic moments that remind them of this particular biological event. I know that I discovered opera and boys at roughly the same time.

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  1. J. said, on July 28, 2010 at 8:11 pm

    Are you free this evening, dear Cecily ?


    • Cecily said, on July 28, 2010 at 10:11 pm

      I am afraid I am much engaged in washing my hair, dear J.

  2. benopus111 said, on July 29, 2010 at 2:18 pm

    Are we now to view Das Rheingold as mere foreplay to the act itself?

    • Cecily said, on July 30, 2010 at 11:23 am

      People sometimes describe the Immolation Scene as “climactic”, so I think that metaphor works pretty well.

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