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David Geffen Hall
at Lincoln Center 10 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023
212-721-6500
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"The Composer Is Dead"
3 ratings
4.3 average rating
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1 review
4 stars
attended May 17 2014

Great show for kids and they upgraded our seats

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Quotes & Highlights

  • “A hugely enjoyable undertaking for young and old alike … The piece seems destined to become a classic.” —San Francisco Chronicle
  • “Older children will pick up more of the satirical nuances in the tale, but any young listener is sure to enjoy the animated sounds as Stookey’s score playfully evokes the character of each instrument in turn. Parents, meanwhile, will relish the witty quotations from well-known pieces by Beethoven, Chopin, Stravinsky and others.” —Time Out New York
  • “A grimly humorous detective story … Author Lemony Snicket is an unapologetic champion of classical music, and with Stookey, another San Francisco native, he has created perhaps the best response to the tiresome trope of the death of classical music.” —The Washington Post

Description

James Judd, conductor
John Tartaglia, narrator
Nathaniel Stookey, composer
Daniel Handler, author
Kenji Bunch, composer
Tracy Silverman, electric violin

In this delightfully wry murder mystery, everyone seems to have a motive, everyone has an alibi, and nearly everyone has a musical instrument. But the composer is still dead. Help us solve this musical mystery! Book by Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) and music by Nathaniel Stookey.