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Stephen Sondheim, experimenter. Listen to 'Pacific Overtures' and 'Forum'

Stephen Sondheim’s music has become so familiar that it’s easy to forget how experimental it is. As two of the lyricist-composer’s scores are performed live in Los Angeles, listeners can renew an appreciation for his willingness to break rules as he developed distinct sounds for projects literally...
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