Orpheus Reborn With Dancers, Drums And Electric Guitar
NPR MUSIC: Orpheus Reborn With Dancers, Drums And Electric Guitar
BY TOM HUIZENGA
"In this scene, 'Stalactites,' Mackey portrays Orpheus with a distinctly percussive guitar. Spasms of notes twinkle and ping like bells; others, like icy shards, fly in all directions. Treuting's hair-trigger reactions speak in an interlocking language of drums, gongs and cymbals."