Joan Sutherland at her debut at the Old Met in Lucia.

Joan Sutherland at her debut at the original Met Opera House in Lucia di Lammermoor.

The State Opera House, Vienna. Zippertravel.com

The State Opera House, Vienna. Our first live opera, La Fanciulla Del West was seen here, looking at this photo it is looking at where we sat, the first level above Orchestra section and almost center.

Not all of it holds water anymore today, but still: A recommendation for every aspiring classical singer, especially since you can download the book for free: How To Sing: Lilli Lehmann's Illustrated Guide, 1902 | Brain Pickings

How To Sing: A 1902 Illustrated Guide from the Great German Opera Singer Lilli Lehmann

The original Art Deco poster for the most opulent of Italian operas - Puccini's swan song, Turandot.

Puccini, Turandot

Turandot De G Puccini - opera poster One of the posters on my first vocal teachers wall :)

La bohème, Puccini's fourth opera (original poster above) was based on the book by Henri Murger, La Vie de Bohème. It premiered in Turin in 1896, and within a few years, had been performed in many of the leading opera houses of Europe, and in America.  Bohème remains one of the most frequently performed operas ever written.

Puccini, La Boheme

similiar to the poster previous it uses the camelia as the hair of the model and with the pink lipstick which imediatly stands out

The Singapore Lyric Opera presents a brand-new production of La Traviata, featuring a cast of favourites and new faces.

A chart to tell you everything you need to know about opera. | 27 Cringey Yet Wonderful Jokes Only Classical Music Nerds Will Understand

A chart to tell you everything you need to know about opera.

Oh this is a funny way of distinguishing the voice ranges.... they Completely left out "bird people" for the baritone and the soprano parts... -.-

Funny way of distinguishing the voice ranges. They completely left out "bird people" for the baritone and the soprano parts.

Phantom of the Opera challenge: Day 7 - What is your favorite Christine costume? : Uhh! Probably the masquerade dress

Phantom of the Opera challenge: Day 7 - What is your favorite Christine costume? I would probably pick her Wishing gown and her Don Juan dress!

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