Robert Ashley

Robert Ashley, Improvement (Don Leaves Linda), 2019, performance. Courtesy: The Kitchen; photograph: © Al Foote III

This opera wants to know whether memory is scientific or occult. It answers the question by rejecting it.

By Diana Hamilton
Joan La Barbara performing at the Salvatore Ala, Milan, 1976. Photograph by Roberto Masotti. Courtesy: the artist

A brief history of unique singing techniques