Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013 12:00 am
As contractors counted down to the 1975 reopening of the restored Orpheum Theater, they needed an acoustic check. They asked opera bass Samuel Ramey, who was in town to sing opposite Beverly Sills in “Lucia di Lammermoor,” to come and sing.
“Mine was the first voice heard in the Orpheum for its reopening,” Ramey said last week.
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