The Composer Is Dead

Cristian Macelaru - Conductor

Bihn Park - Cello

Nathaniel Stookey - Composer and Narrator


Dvorák - Slavonic Dance, Op. 46, No. 8

Dvorák - First movement from Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

Stookey - The Composer Is Dead

Saturday, April 14, 2012

11:30 am Verizon Hall

There's dreadful news from the concert hall—the composer is dead! In this perplexing murder mystery, everyone seems to have a motive, everyone has an alibi, and nearly everyone is a musical instrument. Discover the instruments of the orchestra as the Inspector interrogates all of the usual suspects. Living composer Nathaniel Stookey joins The Philadelphia Orchestra to narrate his preposterously irresistible work, with text by popular children's author Lemony Snicket.