Callas Trivia

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  • Created by: Burroughs
  • Created on: 30-03-16 18:05

1. Why did she refuse an offer to sing at the met early in her career?

  • She had a contract elsewhere
  • She was not willing to sing for the amount of money they were offering
  • She did not want to sing in English and thought she was too fat to sings Butterfly.
  • She was only planning on staying in America briefly
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2. Who sung Alfredo with Callas, at Covent Garden in 1958?

  • C. Valletti
  • A. Kraus
  • G. di Stefano
  • N. Gedda

3. Who was Madame Biki?

  • She designed a lot of Callas's clothes
  • She was Callas's sister
  • She was a rival soprano
  • She was Verdi's grand-daughter and worked with Maria

4. Who called her the "bible of opera"?

  • L. Bernstein
  • H. von Karajan
  • Queen Elizabeth II
  • Tito Gobbi

5. After her weightloss what was her voice type described as?

  • A dark dramatic coloratura soprano
  • A huge soprano leggero
  • A lyric soprano
  • A spinto soprano

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