Opera Meets Rock with the East Village Opera Company at the Barclay
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All offers for East Village Opera Company have expired.
The last date listed for East Village Opera Company was Sunday November 5, 2006 / 4:00pm.
Currently at Irvine Barclay Theatre:
- Full Price:
- Our Price:
- $22.50 - $35.00
An annual holiday tradition at the Barclay Theatre, the Festival Ballet presents its full-length production of The Nutcracker. Set to the cherished Tchaikovsky score, the ballet tells the timeless coming-of-age story of Clara, a young girl who receives a wooden nutcracker soldier as a Christmas gift. That night she dreams that her nutcracker comes to life and battles the ferocious Mouse King. As he and Clara defeat the wicked beast together, the nutcracker transforms into a handsome prince, who takes Clara on a grand adventure to the Sugar Plum Fairy's magical Kingdom of Sweets. This full-length, traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre's Artistic Director Salwa Rizkalla, and features a cast of professional dancers and more than 100 Southern California children. There will also be special guest performers to be announced later. Learn More
You’ve heard opera, and you’ve heard rock — but you’ve never heard opera rocked like the East Village Opera Company. A powerhouse five-piece band, a string quartet, and two sublime vocalists combine to bring the towering emotion and timeless musicality of opera into the 21st century. EVOC‘s inventive, hard-hitting arrangements of opera’s greatest hits include _La donna mobile _from Rigoletto, Habanera from Carmen, and Nessun dorma from Turandot – all performed full-length and in the original languages.
Born in New York City’s bohemian East Village, EVOC has become one of the hottest new acts in the music business. The idea of updating classical music is not new, but EVOC is totally fresh – an integrated, eleven-strong working band dedicated to rocking the opera with equal amounts of class, style and rhythm.