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Jan 20, 2009  
  
 
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Imagine a melding of Mozart and The Who.

Of Puccini and Queen.

A stretch, you say? Then check out the Ohio University performance of Grammy-nominated East Village Opera Company, which will bring opera arias re-imagined as popular songs to Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Presented as part of the university's Performing Arts Series, the group uses a full symphony orchestra and choir alongside guitars, drums, keyboards and singers. Featuring a few centuries worth of opera's greatest hits as a launching point, the group's newest album, "Olde School," took 12 months and 14 engineers to record. It mixes the work of 65 musicians recording in 10 studios around the world. The album was nominated for the "Best Classical Crossover Album" Grammy last year.

Tickets are $10 for students, $20 for general admission and $18 for seniors and can be purchased at the Memorial Auditorium ticket office (740-593-1780 or visit www.ohio.edu/performingarts/tickets.cfm

For more information, visit www.ohio.edu/performingarts/eastvillageoperacompany.cfm.

-- Quadia Muhammad

 

 

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Published: Jan 20, 2009 9:54 AM  



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