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For the first time in my life I am going to the Operaaaaah! Not Oprah, OPERA LA LA LA LA....
Next week my boy T and I are going to see La Bohème. I've heard wonderful things about it and I so am excited to go. The Opera always sounds like such a romantic thing. Some of my favorite scenes in movies are of the Opera.

The scene in the 1994 version of Little Women when Jo March and Professor Baehr are at the Opera and he is telling her what they are singing about...


"My soul is an opening, love is a fatal power. Your heart understood mine in the depth of the fragrant night. I listened to your ravished soul; to your beloved voice. Your heart understood mine."

I love the Opera scene in Life is Beautiful...




And of course who doesn't love the scene where the Marriage of Figaro is played over the loud speaker in Shawshank Redemption?



"I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about. Truth is, I don't want to know. Some things are best left u…