Lacy Rose & Her Starling Quartet
A sumptuous soirée where Baroque meets cabaret, this haunting musical event features original compositions for voice, piano, and string quartet. The evening includes excerpts from Lacy Rose’s song cycle MARIA, exploring the inner life of two of Gustav Klimt’s muses (Maria “Mizzi” Zimmerman and Maria “Ria” Munk); her Schubert- and Weill- inspired musical adaptation of Dylan Thomas’s THE DOCTOR AND THE DEVILS; excerpts from LISPECTOR, a song cycle devoted to the complicated, ethereal and radical life and works of glamorous author, Clarice Lispector; SURREALISTIC STANDARDS, love songs designed for the lost technicolor films of the 1940’s; and an excerpt from her operatic adaption of THE PASSION ACCORDING TO GH by Lispector. This concert will feature the vocal talents of Avery Leigh Draut, Ariadne Greif and Gelsey Bell, musical arrangements by John K Stone and Isaac Hayward, and the sumptuous string playing of Maria Jeffers (cello), Mariya Polishchuk and Josh Henderson (violin), and Nicky Kaynor (viola). Directed by Dara Malina.
Run time: 60 min