Kaufman Music Center and Experiments in Opera present Story Binge II, a single evening event featuring semi-staged and concert versions of five works in progress. Composer and Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum tells the story of a group of cyclists on the AIDS/LifeCycle trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles in his new work The Ride; composer Jason Cady depicts a couple breaking up while emigrating to Mars in I Need Space; Composer/vocalist Lainie Fefferman creates first-person accounts of stories involving her favorite biblical women; Composer/vocalist Nick Hallett orchestrates the sounds of the Internet to tell the story of a fictional composer's misadventures in social media, for the second scene of To Music; and Matthew Welch continues his journey into the WWII Philippine memoirs of his Uncle Edgar in And Here We Are.
RODDY BOTTUM - The Ride
JASON CADY - I Need Space
LAINIE FEFFERMAN - White Fire
NICK HALLETT - To Music
MATTHEW WELCH - And Here We Are
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