As novelties go, musical hybrids of seemingly disparate genres usually have a short shelf life. The rap-metal phenomenon died quickly; punk-jazz confined itself to the ’80s. Classical music and hard rock, on the other hand, have proven everlasting bedfellows, never waking up hungover to regret their consummation. The East Village Opera Company
is the most sophisticated among groups pairing arias with power chords, and in a pairing with the Parsons Dance Co., they present the multimedia show Remember Me on Thursday, March 10, at the Wells Fargo Center. 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 8pm. $15–$45. 707.546.3600.Note: Be sure to arrive early for our very own Bohemian Salon before the show, from 6-8pm, for cocktails, appetizers and pre-show conversation.