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Michael Cerveris Talks Rock-N-Roll Lessons from Pete Townshend for The Who’s ‘Tommy’ >>

Michael Cerveris is known to many for his roles in Stephen Sondheim’s 'Assassins' and 'Sweeney Todd,' and for his role in Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s musical stage adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 'Fun Home.' Cerveris even fronts a country band, called Loose Cattle. However, Cerveris will forever hold place in annals of rock n roll history for his role in 1993 Broadway run of The Who’s 'Tommy.' Recently, Cerveris opened up about how Pete Townshend taught him how to rock.

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Townshend Unveils Orchestral 'Quadrophenia' with Alfie Boe, Billy Idol and Royal Phil for DG >>

More than 40 years since its initial release, Pete Townshend has created a "classical" version of The Who's iconic album 'Quadrophenia.' On Tuesday, June 9, Deutsche Grammophon/Universal Music Classics will release Townshend's new, orchestral version in both standard and deluxe editions. This new version of Quadrophenia will have its world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London, performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and London Oriana Choir along with Pete Townsend, Alfie Boe, Billy Idol and very special guests on July 5.

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Pete Townshend to Record a Classical Version of 'Quadrophenia' with Alfie Boe on Vocals >>

Pete Townshend, legendary guitarist and song-writer of The Who, has announced that he has created a classical version on the bands 1973 album, "Quadrophenia" for symphony orchestra, opera singers and choir.

Real Talk: Nathan Barr, Composer of 'The Americans' and 'Hemlock Grove' Talks Pete Townshend Collab and Upcoming Scores via Billboard

Real Talk: Nathan Barr, Composer of 'The Americans' and 'Hemlock Grove' Talks Pete Townshend Collab and Upcoming Scores >>

Nathan Barr is no stranger to television scores, having worked on and composed for the Netflix original Hemlock Grove and the 80s socio-political thriller The Americans.

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