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1. "But, in North Korea, it's just the opposite. There's one story. It's written by the Kim regime. And 23 million people are conscripted to be secondary characters. There, as a youth, your aptitude towards certain jobs is measured, and the rest of your life is dictated, whether you'll be a fisherman or a farmer or an opera singer."
Author: Adam Johnson
2. "I'd really been interested in opera when I was about 16, and I really like staging them."
Author: Bruce Beresford
3. "For me the whole world is like a gigantic theater in which I am the only spectator without opera glasses. The orchestra plays the prelude to the third act, the stage is far away as in a dream, my heart swells with delight—and you want to blind me with a pair of half-ruble spectacles?"
Author: Isaac Babel
4. "Until the Eighties, Oslo was a rather boring town, but it's changed a lot, and is now much more cosmopolitan. If I go downtown, I visit the harbour to see the tall ships and the ferries, and to admire the modern architecture such as the Opera House or the new Astrup Fearnley Museum on the water's edge."
Author: Jo Nesbo
5. "It's very much like opera singers. They do the same thing. The first thing in the morning and the last thing at night, the thing they think about is their voice and how to take care of it."
Author: Johnny Mathis
6. "People perceive opera and classical as elitist - I disagree. I've always tried to mix the two, make it more accessible."
Author: Katherine Jenkins
7. "When you have the cast, the sets, the lights, an opera takes on its own life. I'm not one of those directors who marches in with a set of plans."
Author: Maximilian Schell
8. "You're just being cryptic again. It's like soap opera sex. Lots of boring dialogue and when they finally do go to bed, everything's dark and covered by blankets."
Author: Ragnar Tørnquist
9. "Wednesday a junior came to me, and told me I was to be hazed as I left the Opera House Friday night."
Author: Richard H. Davis
10. "(Referring to the piano's natural shape) Isn't it a shame when those big fat opera singers lean against the pianos and bend them?"
Author: Victor Borge
11. "I think it's the responsibility of a major opera house not only to cultivate debate and get people thinking, but also to be interfaced with things that challenge them. To challenge its audience and not just deliver things that they know, even though some of those things are wonderful."
Author: Wayne McGregor

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