Long Center Presents John Malkovich in The Music Critic, Written & conceived by Aleksey Igudesman
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Schumann fancies himself a “composer” while Brahms is a “giftless bastard”, and Claude Debussy is simply ugly.
Aleksey Igudesman created a sardonic mix of the most evil music critiques of the last centuries written about some of the greatest works of music. Equipped with a frivolous potpourri of musical insults, John Malkovich slips into the role of the evil critic who believes the music of Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev, and others is all too weary and dreary.
Aleksey Igudesman, Hyung-ki Joo, and other great musicians beg to differ and fight back. Harsh critiques are accompanied with music by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Schumann, Debussy, Prokofiev, Ysaye, Kancheli, Piazzola, and Igudesman.
“The Music Critic” is written and conceived by Aleksey Igudesman.
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