The Minotaur: Into the Labyrinth - Ariadne & Theseus

30 Oct 2016 - 1:00pm

Student Showcase
Department of Theatre | School of Music
Artistic Direction: Tom Mitchell | Ann Yeung

School of Music performers
Molly O’Roark, harp
Noël Wan, harp
KORO Quartet
   Alexandru Malaimare, violin
   Chukyung Park, violin
   Yoobin Lee, viola
   Haeju Song, cello

Enjoy a Sunday showcase featuring award-winning students from the School of Music and the Department of Theatre in an immersive performance, featuring the iconoclastic music of Canadian sonic environmentalist, composer, and educator, R. Murray Schafer, from his Patria V: The Crown of Ariadne, inspired by the timeless myth of Ariadne, Theseus and the Minotaur. Featured works include the mesmerizing The Crown of Ariadne for solo harpist with percussion instruments and the powerful Theseus for harp and string quartet. Presented in conjunction with Illinois Theatre’s production of The Minotaur by Anna Ziegler.