Shostakovich, 3 Days In Red preview in NOW Magazine
Jon Kaplan interviewed Adam Paolozza about our new piece at Rhubarb : Shostakovich, 3 Days In Red.
” Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich spent a nerve-racking weekend in 1961 waiting to be arrested by the Soviet police, his bags packed and waiting at the front door.
That situation inspired Adam Paolozza’s Shostakovich, Or Three Days In Red, a wordless music-and-movement piece underscored by the composer’s 8th String Quartet.
“I appreciate the concentration and size of chamber music,” offers Paolozza, creator of The Double and currently performing in Spent. “Given the small number of instruments, you can see the contour of the music. Somehow, its size suggests dance and movement to me.” …
Shostakovich, 3 Days In Red
@ Rhubarb February 27-March 3, nightly at 8:30pm
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