Robert Ashley's TV opera Perfect Lives is going to be performed by Matmos. Drew Daniel and MC Schmidt will perform selected scenes from the opera, at a benefit show on 9 December. Tickets go on sale toards the end of this month, unless you're an Issue Project Room VIP.
Perfect Lives was developed by Ashley, often with "Blue" Gene Tyranny, and a filmed version was completed for Channel Four in the UK in the early 1980s. A Spanish version was commissioned by Issue Project Room in 2012. Ashley died earlier this year.