The Yellow Shark
"The purity of his madness and mastery," said singer Tom Waits The Yellow Shark by Frank Zappa. With the album, the eccentric composer gave shape to his lifelong fascination with contemporary classicality just before his death. The multi-part composition is raw and varies from intimate piano pieces to music for a huge ensemble. Perfect for the Dutch ensemble Insomnio, who masterfully translates the very complex rhythms of The Yellow Shark into infectious play. A tribute to Zappa.
In line with Zappa's theatrical style, the Yellow Shark Suite is performed with the famous animations by video artist Sjeng Schupp.
Ulrich Pöhl conductor