Join Music on Main for an immersive journey filled with musical and theatrical intrigue. For millennia the story of Orpheus has fascinated artists and audiences. The legend of this poet, musician and prophet inspired poets Euripides, Virgil and Ovid; musicians Monteverdi, Gluck and Stravinsky; writers and playwrights Rainer Maria Rilke, Jean Cocteau, Tennessee Williams and Albert Camus. Now Music on Main re-imagines the Orpheus story through a groundbreaking theatrical event. Imagine roaming an entire theatre, discovering rooms filled with mysterious music and surprising interactions. Through creations by Jocelyn Morlock, Veda Hille, Cassandra Miller, James Maxwell, Barry Truax, Alfredo Santa Ana, Colin Browne, George Frideric Handel and others, you’ll explore The Cultch’s dressing rooms and Historic Theatre, the backstage and the lobby. Featuring Patti Allan (actor), Veda Hille (musician), Carla Huhtanen (soprano), Steve Maddock (baritone), Laura Barron (flutes), Mark Takeshi McGregor (flutes), Christopher Bagan (harpsichord), Rebecca Wenham (cell0).
8:00 p.m. July 17-20, 2014
The Cultch, 1895 Venables Street (at Victoria Drive)
Tickets: online www.thecultch.com or call 604.251.1363