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19 Oct 2009

German soprano Nadja Michael gives a staggering performance as Salome at S.F. Opera

http://www.mercurynews.com/entertainment/ci_13595266?source=rss

By Richard Scheinin [Mercury News, 19 October 2009]

In Richard Strauss’ “Salome,” a teenage nymphomaniac princess discovers her inner necrophilia. At the opera’s conclusion, she kisses the crimson lips of the severed head of a prophet, John the Baptist, served to her on a silver platter. Top that, Quentin Tarantino.

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