Question No. 2:
In which mental state does the protagonist of "Lucia di Lammermoor" sing her most famous aria?
Answer to Quiz No. 1:
The correct answer is d. "Les contes d'Hoffmann"; the other three fall under the category of "operetta". However, there exists a second - relatively unknown - opera from Offenbach: "Die Rheinnixen".
Congratulations to Smorg, who asnwered correctly! I wish I had a prize to give out every time, but... financial crisis makes this slightly impossible! For now...