Beethoven Meets Frankenstein, H. K. Gruber's Frankenstein: St. Lawrence String Quartet and Friends

Saturday, November 3, 2018

7:30 pm

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Sponsored by:
Department of Music, Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford Live, Medicine & the Muse Program in Medical Humanities & the Arts

Breakaway contemporary Viennese composer Heinz Karl Gruber’s Frankenstein mixes his classical, Schoenbergian 12-tone and Vienna Boys’ Choir influences to amazing effect. His version of this classic tale of man’s ill-fated quest to transcend biology (and mortality) is a true monster mash-up with bells and whistles. Gruber has sung the narrative chansonnier role a thousand times, often with the BBC Philharmonic, where he is conductor. Now baritone Tyler Duncan and percussionist Dustin Donahue join the St. Lawrence String Quartet and other musicians for a unique take on Gruber’s eloquently chaotic vision. 

Saturday, November 3, 2018
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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Ticket purchase required. 


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