Sopranos losing it on stage – here are the 7 best 'mad scenes' in opera
The 'mad scene' is a staple of 19th century operas by the likes of Donizetti and Bellini. Essentially, it's an excuse for the prima donna to show off her vocal acrobatics. Here are seven of the most over-the-top 'mad scenes' of all time.
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