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Pink Floyd Bassist Performs Opera

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by TalkBass, Jul 29, 2005.


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    Mar 12, 2004
    <img src="http://www.24stgeorge.com/images/roger_waters.jpg" alt="Roger Waters" align="right" />Pink Floyd bassist <strong>Roger Waters</strong> has performed extracts from his new opera for the first time in New York. <em>Ca Ira</em> - which features Welsh baritone Bryn Terfel and other classical music stars - is an "operatic history of the French Revolution". "It's about change, and personal change; we each have within us the potential for republic," said Waters. The three-act opera, which has taken 16 years to complete, is due to be released on CD on 27 September. <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4717341.stm">Read more.</a>