03/03/2016 13:11 EST | Updated 03/04/2017 00:12 EST

Pink Floyd's The Wall to be staged by Opéra de Montréal

The Opéra de Montréal is turning Pink Floyd's The Wall into an opera for its 2016-2017 season to mark the city's 375th anniversary. 

Roger Waters, a founding member of Pink Floyd, will join Opéra de Montréal representatives to announce its new season Thursday afternoon.

The news conference will be carried live here at 2 p.m. ET.

The Wall was released by Pink Floyd in 1979. 

The last time Roger Waters toured with The Wall Live between 2010-2013 it made almost $460 million USD.