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Questions tagged [opera]

Questions about opera, an art form originating in Europe in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining a libretto (text) and a musical score.

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Who is Queen Brijeena, the subject of a famous chavittu nadakam?

Chavittu nadakam is a Christian-origin dance form from Kerala, India. It's quite similar to the European opera, though chavittu nadakam involves a lot of dancing. The dance is accompanied by archaic ...
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Why did Calaf offer Turandot the deal?

In Puccini's Turandot, after Calaf successfully answers her riddles, Turandot begs her father not to make her marry him. (That's pretty rich given that the opera implies that she had at least 26 ...