Violet Cavern

Violet Cavern

Violet Cavern

Violet Cavern


BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music)

Howard Gilman Opera House

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Commissioned in part by the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Details List

Music The Bad Plus - Violet Cavern (commissioned score)
Costume Design Elizabeth Kurtzman
Scenic Design Stephen Hendee
Lighting Design Michael Chybowski
Number of Dancers 15
Runtime 50 minutes


Violet Cavern score composed and performed by The Bad Plus.

The Bad Plus: Ethan Iverson, piano; Reid Anderson, bass; David King, percussion

Press Quotes

  • "A compelling visual experience that moves back and forth from mystery to exuberance..."
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer
  • "Violet Cavern turned Morris' inventive vocabulary into an eloquent and absorbing language."
    San Francisco Chronicle