MUSIC REVIEW An amazing, uneven night at the rock opera By Jim Sullivan, Globe Staff, 06/30/98 Produced by Eleanor Ramsay music direction by Mick Maldonado, Dave Bellenoit as “The Presenter.” At The Middle East Downstairs, Saturday night. CAMBRIDGE – As you entered the Middle East Downstairs Saturday night, you might have received a list of upcoming festivities. Not a usual […]
Live and On Record: Boston Rock Opera: Night at the Opera By Matt Ashare The Boston Phoenix (6/2/98 ) It’s not every day that you can walk into a local club and find Gary Cherone covering a Who tune. These days he’s usually covering Van Halen tunes with Van Halen in somewhat larger venues than the downstairs room at the […]
Saturday, June 27, 1998. Boston Rock Opera presented this three-hour, three-act night of rock opera excerpts, works in progress and narrative song favorites to showcase the talents of many BRO company members and raise money for BRO’s future productions.
Boston Rock Opera’s annual fundraiser featured more than 40 musicians, singers, dancers and special guests from the Boston rock community and previous BRO productions presenting music from The Small Faces, Roxy Music, The Kinks, Donovan, Genesis, David Bowie, Pretty Things, Queen, Alice Cooper and much more…