the public had an opportunity to explore AZ Opera’s new space, and a new opera, as the company presented a free workshop performance of Craig Bohmler’s Riders of the Purple Sage, based on the 1912 Zane Grey novel. K-Bach’s Sterling Beeaff chatted with composer Craig Bohmler about his work in progress.
"The Sound Book-- The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World" by Trevor Cox; "Cox is fascinated by room acoustics, and how places can be designed for speech, like classrooms, and beautiful music, like auditoriums and concert halls. you can’t help but get caught up in his enthusiasm-- He's Kind of like the Indiana Jones of Acoustic research and exploration." -Randy Kinkel