AN UNFORGETTABLE, completely mesmerizing, hauntingly disturbing PERFORMANCE of the deliriously captivating PETER MAXWELL DAVIES '
"MISS DONNITHORN'S MAGGOT"
This coming FRIDAY, FEB. 9 (8 PM) in PASADENA at
BOSTON COURT- FULL INFO BELOW!
DESCENT INTO MADNESS --- LA's Brightwork New Music Ensemble: Tereza Stanislav, Violin; Sara Andon , flute/alto flute/ piccolo; Brian Walsh , clarinet; Aron Kallay , piano; Nick Terry , percussion, and guest cellist, Ashley Walters , join talents with the incredible soprano Stacey Fraser in the role of the insane Miss Donnithorn, led fearlessly by the incomparable Maestro Anthony Parnther .
This is one of the greatest British theatrical works of 1960's and 1970's and is based on a true story of an Australian woman whose lover did the unspeakable - abandoned her at the alter on their wedding day in 1856. bridal shower gowns
30 years later she is found at her place of residence, a stark mad, raving lunatic, still in her wedding gown with the wedding cake and wedding breakfast still on the table rotted away.
This is truly a daunting feat and a stellar performance by Ms. Fraser and the entire musical ensemble, not-to-be-missed!
The first half of the program will include a set of intriguing chamber music:
Jason Barabba - Organism for Flute and Clarinet
Sara Andon, Flute and Brian Walsh, Clarinet
Somei Satoh - Birds in Warped Time ll
Tereza Stanislav, Violin and Aron Kallay, Piano
FRIDAY, FEB. 9 AT 8 PM
BOSTON COURT PERFORMANCE HALL
70 N. MENTOR AVE.
and DON'T MISS THE PRE-CONCERT LECTURE at 7:15 PM by composer Jack Van Zandt !
TICKETS for the Boston Court performance available at the door and online: https://ci.ovationtix.com/112/production/980684…
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
(Dress rehearsal photo by Anthony Parnther)