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PermaDeath on Boston 25 News

Segment originally aired September 25, 2018 on Boston 25 News.

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by Arlene Elkins , 2 days ago

Meet Team Nyx

The three Team Nyx singers (Shirin Eskandani, Chris Carbin, and Stephen Carroll) took some time out of their busy rehearsal schedule to answer a few of our questions. Shirin Eskandani (Aphrodite) How do you relate to your character in PermaDeath? I love love. I love…

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by Arlene Elkins , 2 days ago

Meet Team Phoebus

The voices behind Team Phoebus take a break from rehearsals to speak with us about PermaDeath’s technology, video games, and their love of baking. Josh Quinn (Apollo) What are you most looking forward to in the premiere of PermaDeath? I think I’m most looking forward to…

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by Arlene Elkins , 3 days ago

Orchestra Rehearsal

It’s orchestra rehearsal time!  It’s always so exciting to hear the colors and dynamism of the composer’s vision in action. Dan Visconti has created a kaleidoscope of sounds and effects, mixing electronics, courtesy of sound designer Mat Solomon, with acoustic instruments and natural voices. Here is our orchestra hard at…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 7 days ago

Visionaries Podcast

Introducing the Opus Affair Podcast series, entitled “Visionaries.” So proud to be featured in its first episode. I discuss how White Snake Projects evolved into the activist company it is today, creating original and socially relevant opera, many of which innovate with the latest audio and video technology. PermaDeath…

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by Graham , 1 week ago

Journeying with ALS

  We took a day off rehearsals to participate in the panel:  “Journeying with ALS: Finding Voice Through Art, Music and Technology.” This evening was the culmination of a year’s work, in collaboration with Ron Hoffman of Compassionate Care, ALS, and Lesley University,…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 1 week ago

A Note from PermaDeath Director Sam Helfrich

Technology is everywhere: in front of our eyes, at our fingertips, and all around us, delivering information, news, romance, friendship, and a massive amount of entertainment. Every day new advances in technology mean the world is moving faster and faster. PermaDeath is an…

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by Arlene Elkins , 1 week ago

What is a Faceware Singer?

   Please meet Nathan Rodriguez and Jennifer Caraluzzi, our intrepid Faceware singers. What, you may ask, is a Faceware singer? Nathan and Jenn use their faces and lips to power PermaDeath‘s avatars’ faces and lips so that the avatars are lip syncing to live singers. They mime the Computer…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 weeks ago

A Note from PermaDeath Composer Dan Visconti

Why are we here, and what happens when we die? Some aspect of this question forms the bedrock of all philosophy and religion, and each age answers with its own updated myths. In today’s world, we have records and data that will outlast our physical forms;…

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by Arlene Elkins , 2 weeks ago

Get to Know Conductor Daniela Candillari

What do you think of the technology being used in PermaDeath? Being somewhat of a video-game newbie myself and learning about all the different components of creation and execution of video games, I’m very intrigued and excited to work in an environment where two different mediums…

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by Samantha Dotterweich , 2 weeks ago

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