[Valkyrie Mood: about to blast the mainsplaining chancelor’s board referent from the dean’s meeting into outer orbit.  – Rachael Tovey (Brünnhilde) in Wagner’s “Ring”, Nuremberg 2016. – Photo Credit: Ludwig Olah]

PS. Props to the white shirt! #ValkyriesOnBoard

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  1. “for all men are alike. If one asks them a direct question, they reply with a treatise.” a 14th century nun in
    ‘The Corner That Held Them’ by Sylvia Townsend Warner. The more things change….

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  2. Wow – that photo, for some reason, took me back for years. Back to Wilhelm Stenhammar’s opera Tirfing and especially the main role hero(ine)… I’m ever so disappointed for the opera not having been put on dvd. It was epic… Sigh!
    P.S. Thank you, Ellin, for your S.T.W. reference – surpisingly that quote also applies to the opera Tirfing I mentioned 🙂

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    1. Spear.
      Plotting to kill the tenor who broke into her home and assaulted her and then forced her into a marriage with someone else.


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