Paola Prestini’s Labyrinth, Feb. 4

Maya Beiser was a force of nature in “Room No. 35.” Wielding her instrument like a lightning rod, she careened through virtuosic passages, grafting angular, dark edges onto her phrases. Behind her, Technicolor jellyfish waved their tentacles, and surreal sea plants with human lips smiled eerily. These images, by Erika Harrsch, were vivid and fantastical enough to stand out against the walls, and seat-shiftingly visceral at times. Beiser did not seem so much to react to the images as summon them at her whim…

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