Sophie de Merteuil

French-Lebanese-American. Writer, high heels aficionado, dark chocolate addict, doting mother of a purring machine/homicidal furball. 

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Opera's Race Problem
a year 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...