Anna Nicole: Kiss goodbye to those Viking hats

Anna Nicole: Kiss goodbye to those Viking hats
 

Opera, I'm afraid to say, has always tended to bring out my inner philistine. All that heaving and warbling and saying things over and over and OVER … overandoverandover … a-GAIN. Hairdressers with ideas above their stations; dreary waifs wilting in garrets; talking statues; battlement suicides; to say nothing of the one with the Viking hats. As a babe-in-arms, I was physically removed from a performance of The Barber of Seville for wailing with offensive loudness, which is as much to say that it's one rule for them and another for the rest of us.
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14 February 2011 in Art & Culture, Views: 3
Source: Guardian
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