Beyond Imagination Album is by the Opera Babes, the classical music crossover duo consisting of mezzo-soprano Karen England and soprano Rebecca Knight.
The duo, who were discovered busking in London’s Covent Garden, has performed with some of the best-known orchestras in the world including the Philharmonia, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic and the BBC Concert Orchestras.
They also performed at the Festival of Remembrance, which was held in Royal Albert Hall, London, in front of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The Beyond Imagination album was released as their debut in 2002 under the Sony Classical, a subsidiary of SonyBMG.
The album features well-known classics that anyone with knowledge of classical music will recognise. Each track has been given the Opera Babes treatment, making the album appealing to a much wider audience.
A commercially successful release, the album has sales of over 1.7m copies worldwide. The album topped the UK Classical Chart, spending 11 weeks at the top. In the United States, it peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Classical Crossover Albums Chart and reached number 199 on the Billboard 200.
Stand out tracks are ” Stranger In Paradise “, ” There’s A Place ” and ” One Fine Day “, which was used by British broadcaster ITV as the World Cup 2002 theme.
If you are already familiar with the Opera Babes, like the classical crossover genre or are new to this type of music, then the Beyond Imagination album is definitely one you should consider for your CD collection.
Beyond Imagination Album Track Listing:
1. One Fine Day ( The Official ITV World Cup 2002 Theme ) ‘Un Bel Di’
2. Sempre Ricordo
3. There’s A Place
4. Beyond Imagination
5. O Fortuna
6. Lakme H2O ‘Flower Duet’
7. Ebben? … Ne Andro Lontano
8. You Live On In My Heart
9. Chanson Boheme
10. Remember Me
11. Stranger In Paradise
12. Ode II Joy
13. 1001 Nights
15. Lakme H2O ( VibeTribe Mix )
16. Ave Maria ( Bonus Track )
17. Vittoria! ( Aida 2002 ) ( Bonus Track )
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