Of sex, death and opera

Updated: Oct 10, 2012 16:10 IST

Cheryl Barker, playing 'Salome', holds the severed head of 'Jokanaan' (John the Baptist), during a full dress rehearsal for the Opera Australia production of 'Salome' at the Sydney Opera House. AFP/Greg Wood
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Cheryl Barker, playing 'Salome', holds the severed head of 'Jokanaan' (John the Baptist), during a full dress rehearsal for the Opera Australia production of 'Salome' at the Sydney Opera House. AFP/Greg Wood

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