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Jordan and Arias
Jordan and Arias
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Video comprises Lorenzo Jordan and Claude Arias's operatic spectacular, in which they take on the complete works of Richard Wagner, among others. They sing the songs in drag and satirise them. Born in Frankfurt, Claude Arias first studied ballet at Frankfurt and Darmstadt, going on to study singing and music at Nuremberg. His first engagement was the opera there. Lorenzo Jordan was born in the United States and has lived in Europe for the last eighteen years. He won a scholarship from the Metropolitan Opera in New York to study in Milan. Jordan's first European engagement was with the Vienna chamber opera. There is also footage included from German documentaries on the pair. Anyone wishing to view this item should contact Manchester Archives and Local Studies in advance of visiting by telephoning 0161 234 1980 or emailing The VHS copy is held as part of The Theatre Collection, Department of Drama, University of Bristol, Cantocks Close, Bristol BS8 1UP (telephone 0117 3315086 or visit Length:34 minutesFormat:VHS PALArtist:Lorenzo Jordan, Claude AriasLocation:Germany
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