THE LOG JOURNAL:
Early Audition: Steven Mackey and Jason Treuting, Orpheus Unsung
THE LOG JOURNAL: Early Audition: Steven Mackey and Jason Treuting, Orpheus Unsung
BY STEVE SMITH
"Now, proving there’s no limit to what these dynamic artists are capable of doing, Mackey and Treuting have collaborated to create an opera—albeit one without words. Orpheus Unsung, an hour-long work for electric guitar and drums, revisits the classic Greek myth of Orpheus in the underworld. Staged by the innovative director Mark DeChiazza, the piece had its premiere in June 2016 as part of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music series, at the Guthrie Theaterin Minneapolis."
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