The madcap music of "P.D.Q. Bach" (a.k.a. Peter Schickele) will be featured on the concluding Contemporary Music Consortium concert of the season, appropriately enough on April 1 - April Fool's Day - at 8 p.m. in the East High School auditorium.
Taking part in the CMC fund-raiser will be members of the Utah Symphony, various local free-lance singers and instrumentalists, and a raft of media celebrities, such as KUER-FM classical host Gene Pack, KISN's Fisher and Todd and Ed Thompson and the University of Utah A Cappella Choir.Centerpiece of the program will be the half-act opera "The Stoned Guest," to be performed in its original staged version. Also featured will be the cantata "Iphegenia in Brooklyn," the Sonata for Viola, Four Hands, two madrigals from "The Triumphs of Thusnelda" ("My Bonny Lass She Smelleth" and "The Queen to Me a Royal Pain Doth Give") and "Three Teeny-Weeny Preludes for Piano."
Tickets, priced at $10 general ($7 students/seniors) or $8 and $5 for CMC members, are available at all Smith'sTix outlets. For information call 359-0652.