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Another Opera Mishap

Posted at 10:52 AM on July 10, 2009 by Rex Levang
Filed under: Fun finds, Musician stories

From the accident-prone world of opera comes news that while singing Rossini's Barber of Seville, mezzo-soprano Joyce Di Donato broke one of the bones in her leg -- but carried on and completed the performance.

And if that suggests any plays on words. . . . well, they've been thought of already. Here's her own account of that night, puns and all.