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Israel Opera Festival's La Traviata rocks at Masada

Cast members wait backstage in between acts during a dress rehearsal of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata" at the foothill of Masada, an ancient Jewish mountaintop fortress near the Dead Sea in southeast Israel June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Cast members wait backstage in between acts during a dress rehearsal of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata" at the foothill of Masada, an ancient Jewish mountaintop fortress near the Dead Sea in southeast Israel June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Cast members wait backstage in between acts during a dress rehearsal of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata" at the foothill of Masada, an ancient Jewish mountaintop fortress near the Dead Sea in southeast Israel June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Performers acts on stage during a dress rehearsal of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata" at the foothill of Masada, an ancient Jewish mountaintop fortress near the Dead Sea in southeast Israel June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Performers acts on stage during a dress rehearsal of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata" at the foothill of Masada, an ancient Jewish mountaintop fortress near the Dead Sea in southeast Israel June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Performers acts on stage during a dress rehearsal of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata" at the foothill of Masada, an ancient Jewish mountaintop fortress near the Dead Sea in southeast Israel June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Opera singers, (from L to R) Alla Vasilevitsky, Avigail Gurtler, Yifat Weisskopf and Efrat Ashkenazi perform on the Bridge of Strings at the entrance to Jerusalem April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Opera singers, (from L to R) Alla Vasilevitsky, Avigail Gurtler, Yifat Weisskopf and Efrat Ashkenazi perform on the Bridge of Strings at the entrance to Jerusalem April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Opera singers, (from L to R) Alla Vasilevitsky, Avigail Gurtler, Yifat Weisskopf and Efrat Ashkenazi perform on the Bridge of Strings at the entrance to Jerusalem April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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