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Charlotte Magazine 2008 BOB Award winner

May 01, 2008

  • date
    May 01, 2008
  • article type
    Press
  • category
    Opera Carolina News

Charlotte Magazine 2008 BOB Award winner

Opera, with its opulent sets, virtuosic singing, and live orchestra, is always a spectacle. But Opera Carolina's production of Aida redefined the word "extravaganza." Not only were there extraordinary singers and "oooh"-inspiring sets, but there were live animals: a camel, a horse, a zebra, a watusi (look it up), and boa constrictors on the Belk Theater stage. And no stampedes.