[ in the press ]

Invisible Cities, the Wandering Opera Through Union Station, Is a Welcome Adventure

cerroneBy Christian Hertzog
LA Weekly Blogs

“It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear.”

This aphorism appears on the cover of the program to Christopher Cerrone‘s opera Invisible Cities. Yet in the Industry’s fascinating production at Union Station, it is not the ear shaping the story, but rather the eye.

Usually in opera, the blocking and lighting focus the audience’s attention on the characters and actions that the director feels are most important. In Yuval Sharon’s site-specific production, each audience member must choose where in Union Station to observe the opera and what characters or dancers to follow. MORE

Published October 30, 2013
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[ master class ]

Master class with Krzysztof Penderecki Oct. 30

Krzysztof_Penderecki_webComposer Krzysztof Penderecki will conduct a chamber music master class on Wednesday, October 30. Penderecki, who was a member of the YSM faculty in the 1970s, will work with two chamber music groups the class, which takes place 12:30–2pm in Leigh Hall, Room 402.

Penderecki will work with the group playing his Clarinet Quartet from 12:30 to 1:15 and the duo playing his piece for violin and bass from 1:15 to 2.

All YSM students are invited to attend the master class.

Published October 30, 2013
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