The Unsung Torsos: An Opera in Thirteen Parts:: By Julia Christensen and Sarah Paul :: Performed by: Christensen, Paul, and WAM! (Women and Art Music Ensemble) :: Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. :: at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio :: Reception at 7:00 p.m. :: Tickets: $5. Free for MOCA and Spaces members, and free for college students :: Call 216.421.8671 ext. 71 to reserve tickets, or click the link: http://www.mocacleveland.org/m
Music, video, and poetry converge in an original sonic narrative that celebrates the spirit of the innocent victims of the notorious 1930’s Cleveland “Torso Murders.” Experience the beauty and drama of this new, MOCA-commissioned multimedia opera written and performed by artists Julia Christensen and Sarah Paul, with contributions from the Women and Art Music Ensemble (WAM!) of Oberlin Conservatory.
Part Two: Edward Andrassy, video still :: Videos for the performance were made by Christensen on a residency at the Experimental Television Center in upstate New York.