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Which U.S. Supreme Court justice has made more than one singing appearance at the Washington Opera?

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated with Justice Antonin Scalia as an extra in 1994 for a production of Ariadne auf Naxos. In 2003, Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, and Anthony Kennedy served as extras for a 2003 production of Die Fledermaus. Ginsburg had said that if she could pick any career, it would be an opera singer.

U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a lover of opera, has appeared as a singing extra in two different productions. Getty Images.

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