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August 5th, 2015

standard Doctors to Divas, Stagehands and Opera Lovers at the Met

Dr. Jenny Cho, one of the doctors on call at the Metropolitan Opera, visits the soprano Diana Damrau during intermission to check on her sore throat.Credit Richard Perry/The New York Times

Dr. Jenny Cho, one of the doctors on call at the Metropolitan Opera, visits the soprano Diana Damrau during intermission to check on her sore throat.
Credit Richard Perry/The New York Times

Forty-five minutes before curtain on a Wednesday night in March, the soprano Diana Damrau was not sure she would be able to go on that night in the title role of Jules Massenet’s “Manon.”

Ms. Damrau had sent a text to the Metropolitan Opera’s doctor on call: “I have no voice.”

For the doctor, Jenny Cho, it was just another night at the opera. Calmly, Dr. Cho cooked up what she called an “inhalation concoction” and headed to the diva’s dressing room. Full story.

Anemona Hartocollis (The New York Times) / April 27, 2015

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