|Kristīne Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann in rehearsal|
for Manon Lescaut which opens June 24 in London.
(Photo: Bill Coooper/Royal Opera House)
|Drowning in a flood from some hurricane might|
have been more realistic than a desert death.
|Dame Kiri Te Kanawa with Plácido Domingo at the Royal Opera House in 1983 (Photo: Clive Barda)|