Sunday, March 29, 2009

I Ring composes opera of changes

Email received - I thought this would amuse/horrify you. It did me. From the New York Post:

'The opera ain't over until the audience texts. In a move purists will pray never comes to the Met, producers of the updated version of Mozart's fiancée-swapping classic "Cosi fan Tutte," to be staged April 29-30 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, will ask patrons to use their cellphones to vote on who marries whom in the climactic wedding scene. "The cast will implement the favored ending," said a show rep, adding, "It's a rare opera when you are actually asked to turn your cellphones on."'

Keep up blogging the good blog. Kind regards, TMcC
But it's not the first time the audience composes the music.
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