WINDY CITY TIMES
||Opera's Racette has cabaret CD
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Opera soprano Patricia Racette has released her first crossover CD, Diva On Detour, on GPR Records.
The CDwhich is available for sale nationwide, download from iTunes and the Android market and at www.GPRRecords.commarks Racette's first venture into the world of cabaret. She sings such classics as "I Got Rhythm" and "The Man That Got Away."
Racette has appeared in the most acclaimed opera houses of the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Royal Opera House, La Scala, Paris Opera and the Bayerische Staatsoper.
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