FIVE TIMES OPERA GAVE ME LIFE, PT 1

opera came and it SLAYED, from your favorite opera scholar (me!)
  1. Mélisande's #bossbitch death, lying & keeping secrets TILL THE END
    Debussy - Pelléas et Mélisande
  2. Elektra's glee when she hears Klytaemnestra's death scream
    Strauss - Elektra
  3. Dame Janet Baker giving utter fierceness in Handel's Giulio Cesare
    Handel - Giulio Cesare
  4. Lulu, well, being Lulu
    Berg - Lulu
  5. Miles singing, "you see, I am bad, aren't I?" & scaring the ever loving fuck out of me
    Britten - The Turn of the Screw