Award winning composer Anne LeBaron has a new opera exploring the micro-tonality of Harry Partch and the mind altering effects of drugs. The work is called LSD: The Opera, and several new scenes from the work are being performed this week in Los Angeles. For more information about dates, times, and tickets, see the story on LA Weekly.
LeBaron explains her approach to the topic of LSD, and the inclusion of Partch’s instruments, here:
Here is an excerpt from the opera, which was presented in February:
More information about the opera can be found at the work’s official website.