In a Man’s World, Poison Is Her Best Revenge

By ANTHONY TOMMASINI [NY Times, 3 November 2008]
WASHINGTON — This incident has entered operatic lore: Ten years ago the soprano RenÈe Fleming was lustily booed by an audience at La Scala in Milan for her performance in the title role of Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia.” It’s a juicy story. But it’s not quite true.