Violins, Corpses, and Candles: PubicQuartet and Death of Classical

Like many smaller classical music ensembles, the celebrated PubliQuartet found ways to keep going during the shutdown – largely by performing outdoors in some very unorthodox settings. One of these was the catacombs of The Green-Wood Cemetery, one of the venues where Death of Classical has been presenting eclectic performances since early 2020. What’s it like to perform during a pandemic in a space where you’re literally surrounded by the dead? Remarkably transcendent, it turns out. 

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Host and Producer: Tania Mohammad

Producer, Post-production, Original Music, Sound Design: Garrett Tiedemann

Executive Producer, Theme Music: David Hoffman 

Production Manager: Gabriela Montequin