Roger Waters Works On Traditional Opera

Although Roger Waters dabbled with operatic themes in Pink Floyd’s The Wall, he’s never written a traditional opera – until now.

Waters will debut “Ca Ira (There Is Hope),” his opera about the French Revolution, September 27 with a double-CD and DVD project from Sony Music.

Though the production includes baritone Bryn Terfel and other classical music veterans, Waters believes “Ca Ira” might spark some skepticism from

the classical music world.

“I’m in some state of trepidation because I feel that I’m putting my head on the chopping block,” he told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday.

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