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Death of 3 Composers

Written and directed by Clara Hsu

Travel to the 17th, 18th and 19th Century to find out about the death of Bach, Beethoven and Chopin. Performed by the students of Clarion Children's Theater on November 12, 2023.

Comments from audience:

     "While there was humor in each sketch, the one on Chopin is beautiful. It brought tears to my eyes. He is probably my most favorite composer."  ~Charlene Godard 

     "Dark and hilarious." ~Gloria Ince

     "My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed the children’s theater show before the Grant Avenue Follies. I was able to learn new facts about classical composers, laugh until my stomach hurt..." ~Christina Li


ShuHua Chen

Kaylee Lao

SiuTai Luo

Jeffrey Situ

Chloe Wu

YingYi Xu

Kelly Zhen


Giray Guntel, sound board

Inga Chernogradskaia, light board


Kelly Li


Ed Jay

(All photos except Bach & Elizabeth's.)


J.S. Bach: English Suite No. 3 BWV 808 : I. Prelude – Montenegrin Guitar Duo

J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion (BWV 244) performed live in concert by Tölzer Knabenchor & Hofkapelle München, conducted by Christian Fliegner.

Beethoven quartet no. 16 in F major, op. 135, 3rd mov--Danish String Quartet.

Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 - Iván Fischer _ Concertgebouworkest

Chopin Nocturne, op 27 no 2 - Maria João Pires live at Jardin Musical

Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March" - Vladimir Horowitz

Production Photos

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