MPR News: MN Opera’s ‘Shining’ may be the scariest yet

With the premiere just days away, MPR News hints that the Moravec/Campbell opera may be the scariest version of The Shining yet:

“It’s the singers and the orchestra that plug directly into the central nervous systems of the listeners in the audience, and that’s how we convey what Jack Torrance is feeling, what Wendy Torrance is feeling, what all the characters are feeling,” Paul Moravec said. “It’s kind of a wondrous and mysterious process that happens through sound waves that then activate our brains when we hear the music and we feel what these characters are feeling.”

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