Ms. Oropesa modeling a mask for her role in the Met’s “Falstaff.” Credit: Todd Heisler/The New York Times
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The New York Times posted this wonderful article about the costumes for the upcoming Falstaff at The Metropolitan Opera

Elise Aragon, a draper, knelt at the soprano’s feet with pins cupped in her hand. Ms. Oropesa fluffed the veil with her hands and allowed the diaphanous material to settle like a mist around her face. By way of experiment, she took a few deep breaths and declared herself satisfied. “I’ve had to sing with way worse stuff on my face,” she said.

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