Opera Singers Speak Out On Supreme Court Decision To Overturn Roe Vs. Wading

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe Vs. Wade, the opera world reacted on social media sharing their thoughts on the verdict that will affect millions of women across the United States.

Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton took to Twitter and said, “We knew this was coming, and it’s still horribly heartbreaking. Go crazy, y’all. You have every reason to be. They come next for birth control and gay rights…we need to remember that anger and use its energy to move forward to fight the good fight.

Meanwhile, Joyce DiDonato shared a video of herself performing a Handel tune stating, Handel understands rage. I encourage you to sing along. As hard as you can. She added: “So what? Organize your ass. Vote. And where possible, commit to righting that wrong.

Joelle Harvey also took to Twitter and said: “We lose freedoms due to someone’s (absolutely biased) understanding of an outdated document. Also, how come states are not allowed to decide their own gun control, but can be trusted to control women’s bodies?

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