Sunday, May 30, 2010

It's My Party [Anthony McCarthy]

And I want to continue the Carla Bley series

Escalator Over The Hill is usually called an opera but it's not your typical opera. Some say it was Carla Bley's response to Sgt. Pepper's, she thought a theme album could do more and she did it.

I'd never known of Erika Stucky who sang the role of Ginger in this 2009 production, what a performer. I've been watching more of her on YouTube. Carla Bley conducts a fine ensemble.

I would love to have a DVD of this production. Maybe next year?