Part 1 of the finale of Richard Strauss’s Salome. Salome just wants to kiss John the Baptist. When he refuses, she does the Dance of the Seven Veils (traditionally topless) and asks for his head. This is what happens when she gets it.
Based on a play by Oscar Wilde.
tagged as: Royal Opera House. Salome. crazy. opera. jordyn.
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