Ceremony of Mythical Beasts
A live performance, a costumed dancer, a versatile percussionist, a reluctant soprano, me
getting into the act (who else would speak those lines?), the obligatory geezer who
wanders into the concert with a loud hankie in search of Brahms, monsters from Chinese
mythology become aspects of the integrated self, the magic of names and the power of
ritual, golden bells on a Balinese scale, the consternation of friends and family, the
amusement of my enemies...