Sophie de Merteuil

French-Lebanese-American. Writer, high heels aficionado, dark chocolate addict, doting mother of a purring machine/homicidal furball. My book "Frenchie vs. America" comes out on October 9th. http://bit.ly/2HW0iBZ

Opera's Race Problem
6 months ago
Many of today’s most popular operas traditionally take place in locations considered exotic by Western culture: Verdi’s epic Aida takes place in Ancient Egypt. Puccini’s famous Turandot takes place in...