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A 'Nefarious, Immoral But Highly Profitable' News Quiz

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Mark Campbell, left, and Julian Grant faced off on the Friday News Quiz.
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You might say it’s the esprit de corpse edition of our Friday News Quiz!

A new opera is based on the true-life story of two men who made a living by killing people and selling their cadavers. It’s entitled "The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare." The world premiere was commissioned by Music-Theatre Group with the support of Boston Lyric Opera. It opens next Wednesday, Nov.r 8, at 7:30 at the Cyclorama. We were joined by the composer Julian Grant and the librettist, Mark Campbell.

Click on the audio player above to hear how they did.

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