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Subject: Re: Overheard at Otello screening
From: Jon Goldberg <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Jon Goldberg <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:14:20 -0400
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Perhaps she thought it might be Claudio M. Verdi? ;-)  (Though if she didn't know that 
the Royal Opera is not the Met, I assume she's also never heard of Monteverdi lol.)

Or maybe she thought it was "Mean Giuseppe" Verdi, who famously played for I Steelers 
di Pittsburgh?


On Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:17:00 -0400, Pattie Kealy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Went to the Vancouver screening of ROH Otello yesterday evening, which had me 
nailed to 
>my seat throughout, even through the bloody ending. At intermission I heard the 
following 
>exchange between two women sitting behind me:
>
>1. "So Verdi is Verdi but the Royal Opera is not the Met, right?"
>
>2.  "That's right."
>
>1.  "Well, thanks for straightening that out for me."
>
>I sort of understand the second part, but as for the first, I wonder who she thought the 
>other Verdi was!
>
>Cheers, all!
>Pattie
>
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