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9:18 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Opera House lends acoustics, lore to New Harmony Music Festival

Musicians who've performed at the Thrall's Opera House say the venue is an instrument of its own.

WNIN's Cass Herrington chatted onstage with Amanda Bryden, the collections manager for the Indiana State Museum Historic Sites, to relive the opera house's nearly 200-year history.

Amanda Bryden "nerds out" about the opera house being used for the same purpose it was created for, nearly two centuries ago.
Amanda Bryden, collections manager for Indiana State Museum Historic Sites, looks out to the auditorium at the historic Thrall's Opera House. Over the decades, the venue has hosted performances, weddings, a filling station and now, the New Harmony Music Festival.
Credit Cass Herrington / WNIN News