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Which opera of Giuseppe Verdi is known to display one of the most famous duo of bass voices in the whole opera music?
Name one the countries where 'Un Ballo in Maschera' is supposed to take place.
What opera of Gioachino Rossini, even if written after Mozart's 'Marriage of Figaro', is first according to chronological order?
In 1958, Maria Callas was casted to sing this opera, but left after the first act, creating a scandal.
Which is the tree referenced to in the last aria of Desdemona in 'Otello'?
Which opera from Leo Delib├ęs is known to give an aria with one of the highest note a soprano coloratura can reach?
Name this opera house, which was destroyed in 1996 and, according to its name, has been fully rebuilt?
In which region or country does Gaetano Donizetti's 'Lucia di Lamermoor' take place?
In which city was born Jean-Philippe Rameau ,one of the most famous opera writer of the 18th Century?
What opera of Francis Poulenc is an one-act opera which features a phone conversation?
Under which other name is known the 'Infernal Galop' of Jacques Offenbach?
During which historical events does 'Le Comte Ory' take place?
In the 1950's, the rumor of a rivalry between Maria Callas and another soprano was spread. Who was the soprano?
Which piece of work of Victor Hugo has inspired Giuseppe Verdi for writing 'Rigoletto'?
What secrete organisation is told to surround Mozart's 'Magic Flute'?
In 'La Traviata', which religious-side event is evocated in the third act?
In 'Tosca', from which famous Rome' landmark does Floria Tosca spring in the last act?
What is the name of the doll in 'Les Contes d'Hoffman' ('TheTales of Hoffmann')?
In 'Don Giovanni'' final scene, where does Donna Elvira intent to end her days?
From which Spanish region does Micaela, the beloved of Don Jose in 'Carmen', originate?

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