Thursday’s quiz

You’re invited to pose the questions.

Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual batch of ginger slice.

4 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    Opera – for each of these characters name the Opera in which they appear, the voice type of the role and the composer and librettist if different

    (1) Cio-Cio-san

    (2) Rosina

    (3) Fyodor

    (4) The Queen of the Night

    (5) Belinda

  2. J Bloggs says:

    1) Madame Butterfly, Soprano, Puccini, pass

    2) The Barber of Seville, Contralto, Rossini, pass

    3) Pass

    4) Pass

    5) Pass

  3. Teletext says:


    1. Madam Butterfly, Soprano, Giacomo Puccini, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa

    2. Barber of Seville, Contralto (although mostly sung by coloratura mezzo-soprano), Giachino Rossini, Cesare Sterbini

    3. Boris Godunov, Bass/Baritone, Modest Petrovich Musorgsky, composer

    4. The Magic Flute, Soprano, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Emanuel Schikaneder

    5. Dido and Aeneas, Soprano, Henry Purcell, Nahum Tate

  4. Teletext says:

    Great questions Andrei, had to really get my thinking cap on. Fyodor had me for a while but then I remembered that you have asked questions about Boris Godunov before. Fortunately I have recordings of all of these operas.

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