Di', cor mio -- OMG, as the young people say.
Ruggiero, dude, don't cut yourself on that dress.
killer cello obbligato!
Tornami a vagheggiar -- effect on foetus in utero? Recheck 20 years.
Mi lusinga -- hearing Alice Coote sing this is like falling backwards into a goosefeather barcalounger.
Verdi prati -- strings go all mingey when the beauty vanishes. Ew.
Ombre pallide -- yeah yeah, guess how that was LOL
Overheard at Intermission:
"She's a villain, you know."
"And if we didn't know, the dress would tell us!"
more killer cello obbligato!!
The dress erodes as the power does
Rage! Look out how she handles that score!
"Bring your Gorgon shield!" Really this opera is all about accessorizing.
Sta nell'ircana -- Horns! and vehement page-turning!
Man these scores get a workout, hope they didn't rent them.
Barbara! -- Wakey!
let me introduce you to my fully-armed and operational cadenza.
If you want to know how spectacular this performance was, I really have nothing to add to Earworm's assessment.