Great Operatic Disasters (Paperback)

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Great Operatic Disasters By Hugh Vickers Cover Image


To its devotees, opera is the most sublime of arts. It is also one of the most accident prone, and when things go wrong, they tend to do so on a grand scale. Great Operatic Disasters records some of the most memorable calamities from opera houses around the world. Most of them are true, some have been embroidered over the years, and a few, well, se non e vero, e ben trovato.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312346348
ISBN-10: 0312346344
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: October 15th, 1985
Language: English