The Opera Company of Philadelphia opens on Friday with its standard performance of La Boheme, but will also include digital images of priceless 19th century art from local museums, reports Huffington Post.
The 30 or so masterpieces were borrowed for the experiment from the Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Barnes Foundation, and transferred into digital Quicktime format. In a phone call with the Huffington Post, David Devan, the Opera's General Director, downplayed the "high-tech" aspect of the design, saying whatever technology was harnessed was done so primarily to "integrate these timeless masterpieces into a largely traditional set.”
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