The curtain rises on Beethoven, Mozart, and Haydn playing Scrabble in heaven. A I chord, a IV chord, and a V chord walk into a bar... The great classical masters return to earth in search of musicologist Charles Rosen. Jeremy Denk's brilliant madcap libretto and Steven Stucky's delightfully witty and dramatic score make The Classical Style an opera (of sorts) that celebrates, entertains, and stimulates. The story line and musical references make The Classical Style charming for all audiences, and extra special for those well-versed in the classical style. Here, the character of the TONIC sings the ultimate "it's all about me" comic ode to himself.