Charting the fracture of the mind
In Whispers, a rehearsal of Mahler’s 4th Symphony leads to some very surprising and deeply disturbing insights, as the ever widening gap between public persona and private reality threatens to engulf a great musician at the end of remarkable career.
1999: Assembly Hall, Melbourne with 8 Songs for a Mad King (24 November – 4 December)
Text byRodney Hall
Composed byAndrew Ford
Performed byGerald English
Lighting DesignDavid Murray