Listen: Rob Ford, The Opera
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 06:00 PM
It was bound to happen. A "Rob Ford Opera," commissioned by CBC Radio and sung by emerging artists from Calgary Opera, has gone viral on YouTube.
Calgary Opera's resident conductor Topher Mokrzewski wrote and arranged the "Toreador Song" from Bizet's Carmen to be sung from the perspective of the embattled Toronto mayor. Alex Beley and Tyler Fitzgerald are the vocalists. Listen and follow along with the lyrics below: