Death for Five Voices 2016

Opened: March 24, 2016
Closing: April 17, 2016

Death for Five Voices - 2016 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Sheen Center for Thought and Culture
18 Bleecker St New York, NY 10012

his new musical drama explores the early life of Carlo Gesualdo, a groundbreaking composer of the late Renaissance, who also committed the vicious double murder of his wife and her lover. Through a score which incorporates themes from Gesualdo's sacred music, this original story investigates how the composer's creative life may have been related to his brutal actions. Death for Five Voices blends period musical style with contemporary theater storytelling to create a compelling portrait of a troubled artist, living at a moment in history when complex political and religious forces collided and changed our perceptions of the possibility of art.

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BWW Review: Cara Reichel and Peter Mills' DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES, A Compelling Musical of a Renaissance Composer
by Michael Dale - April 10, 2016

The new musical is inspired by the life of visionary composer, and murderer, Carlo Gesualdo.

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