“The taxpayers cannot be relied upon to support performing arts such as opera. As a taxpayer, I am forced to admit that I would rather undergo a vasectomy via Weed Whacker than attend an opera.”
“The opera is like a husband with a foreign title - expensive to support, hard to understand and therefore a supreme social challenge.”
“There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva.”
“Music conveys moods and images. Even in opera, where plots deal with the structure of destiny, it's music, not words, that provides power.”
“One can't judge Wagner's opera Lohengrin after a first hearing, and I certainly don't intend to hear it a second time”
“When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearance”
“No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.”
W. H. Auden
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