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New York's Metropolitan Opera cast member Diana Damrau lies on the stage as Lucia while others perform during a dress rehearsal of Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" in Tokyo on Monday night.

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@ shinjukuboy: "Il dolce suono" /"The Diva Dance"

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pamelot, I was not referring to the singer, just the song. Very beautiful.

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@shinjukuboy: I have that piece on my iPod, I know the vocalists name!

But, both Ms. Damrau and Ms. Mulla perform "Lucia di Lammermoor"...

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As a little trivia, you may know that the suprano area in "The Fifth Element" comes from this opera. You know the one that is sung by the blue lady.

Wrong soprano. That was Albania's Inva Mulla Tchako.

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Saving this photo. Makes me chuckle a bit at its gorgeous overstatement.

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A visual metaphor for the death of nuclear power, I hope. <chuckling a bit>

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radiation sickness ? LOL

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As a little trivia, you may know that the suprano area in "The Fifth Element" comes from this opera. You know the one that is sung by the blue lady.

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I'll never stop saying Maria, The most beautiful sound I ever heard, Maria!

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Miss Damrau is still performing.

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One of Donizetti's most gorgeous operas!

New York’s Metropolitan Opera cast member Diana Damrau lies on the stage as Lucia while others perform during a dress rehearsal of Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” in Tokyo on Monday night.

New York’s Metropolitan Opera Company performs a dress rehearsal of Donnizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Monday night.

Soprano Diana Damrau, (in red) as "Lucia".

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Well, that's how I look with excessive jet lag, go I'm guessing it's jet lag. Well, I mean that's how I look but without the big dress.

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Was it something she ate? Or an early case of Natsubate?

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