If the show performed by the Musicians Of The Utah Symphony (MOTUS) at The Red Door on Feb. 28 is any indicator of how this group of a dozen or so musicians plan on bringing the music of classical composers closer towards the “mainstream,” then I think they stand a very good chance of realizing their goals. Allow me to explain. … read more
There are quite a few similarities in the performance and music of classical pieces and heavy metal: the drama, complex songwriting, wide range of instrument use and epic subject matter, to name a few. Surprisingly, even the live classical scene itself has, at times, resembled the familiar passion of a metal show.