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02 Nov 2008

In a Man’s World, Poison Is Her Best Revenge

By ANTHONY TOMMASINI [NY Times, 3 November 2008]

WASHINGTON — This incident has entered operatic lore: Ten years ago the soprano Renée Fleming was lustily booed by an audience at La Scala in Milan for her performance in the title role of Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia.” It’s a juicy story. But it’s not quite true.

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