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Members of Broken Social Scene perform at The Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, July 11, 2009. (Ryan Enn Hughes/The Globe and Mail)
Members of Broken Social Scene perform at The Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, July 11, 2009. (Ryan Enn Hughes/The Globe and Mail)

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Broken Social Scene to put rock spin on opera favourites at COC fundraiser Add to ...

Broken Social Scene will give opera standards a rock twist at the Canadian Opera Company's annual fundraising party.

The Toronto rockers have been announced as the headliners at Cinderella: Rock the Ball on Oct. 29, held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.

The Juno-winning band will tackle well-known opera favourites at the event, which will also feature a performance by local singer and thereminist Clara Venice.

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The event will also include a silent auction and a cocktail reception celebrating Rossini's opera, La Cenerentola.

Tickets cost $150 per person.

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