Wednesday, January 8, 2014

SCI-FI & OPERA COLLIDE WITH “RED GIANT”

 

 

RED GIANT
Composed by Adam Matlock

WHEN: Saturday, January 11, at 9:00 PM; Sunday, January 12, at 2:00 PM
WHERE:
The Wind-Up Space,12 W North Ave, Baltimore
TICKETS: $15 advance sales, $20 at the door
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Red Giant composer Adam Matlock sat down with Tor.com to discuss what it was like to write a Sci-Fi opera for Rhymes With Opera. 

Here's an excerpt from the interview:
"There is something about staged drama that gives room for things to get weird without explanation. I’m not super well-versed in the dramatic canon, but it seems like I’ve come across plenty of plays where things happen that you could only call mystical that audiences just take for granted. The idea of that—working in tandem with an SF backdrop, where suspension of disbelief is a major concern—was interesting to me. What could the dramatic setting and the music do for the story? How could we do the world-building and the personal drama in the words and music without needing to lean on expensive visual cues?"

Read the full article on tor.com