I mean everybody fucking does it. We all shit. Why can’t we all shit and be obvious about it?
If you thought classical music only belonged in hotel lobbies and symphony halls, hold on—you’re in for a shock. The Art of Giving Back, led by award-winning artist Nicholas King, brings a classical concert unlike any you’ve ever seen. ”Bad Boys of Classical Music” is an interactive, multimedia mixture of music, storytelling, and drama that will delight the music lover and the gossip fiend in all of us.
Occupying your city’s most unlikely venues–bookstores, dance clubs, and coffeehouses—Nicholas King presents three of classical music’s most notorious figures—Beethoven, Liszt, and Rachmaninoff—as they were known to their contemporary culture:
High rollers. Tempestuous lovers. Unpredictable public ﬁgures. Bad to the bone.
Scandalous stories of these composers’ personal lives are framed by impeccable performances by an world renowned pianist, and punctuated with audience participation, multimedia elements, and plenty of surprises that you’ll just have to be there to see. “Bad Boys of Classical Music” is a show guaranteed to shatter all your assumptions that classical music is a thing of the past. It proves that don’t have to play an electric guitar or wear sunglasses constantly to be a rock star. All you have to do is write music that changes the world…and a little attitude never hurts, either.
Tickets $10, get yours now!
Ernest Becker points to the undeniable relationship between madness and wildly creative thinking.
“The road to creativity passes so close to the madhouse and often detours or ends there.”
If in doubt, always head for left field…