Interview with Evan Mack: Rising Composer and Pianist
by Melissa Wimbish
Composer and pianist Evan Mack’s opera Angel of the Amazon is currently in the process of production and Mr. Mack is documenting the experience. “From Idea to Opera” takes you along the ride from the fascinating viewpoint of the composer.
Included in this article is a clip from this new opera about the nun, Sister Dorothy Stang, who is murdered while working in Brazil as a missionary.
The music evokes Samuel Barber, one of Mack’s greatest influences, and is also heavily infused with South American rhythms and harmonies. Click here to delight your brains and ears.