03 novembre 2013


Pochi giorni fa Londra ha potuto finalmente conoscere dal vivo il celebre lavoro zappiano 200 Motels, a quarantadue anni di distanza dall'esecuzione alla Royal Albert Hall - all'ultimo impedita - prevista nel 1971. Cronache dell'evento, inserito nel programma annuale The Rest is Noise tuttora in corso presso il Southbank Centre londinese, si rintracciano ovunque su quotidiani e siti web: "One of the music events of the year Frank Zappa's legendary 1971 work 200 Motels is performed live in concert for the first ever time in the UK. This colossal piece, one of the most ambitious that Zappa ever wrote, is performed by the full forces of the BBC Concert Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia, London Voices and a large cast of rock musicians, singers and actors. Banned from live performance at the time of its composition, and a cult classic on film and on record ever since."

http://united-mutations.blogspot.it/2013/11/october-2013-200-motels-in-london.html
http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/oct/30/200-motels-frank-zappa-review
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/classical/reviews/classical-review-200-motels-royal-festival-hall-london-8912881.html
http://www.theartsdesk.com/classical-music/frank-zappas-200-motels-royal-festival-hall