A "provocative" program in Dallas

A "provocative" program in Dallas

Elliott Carter's Scrivo in vento was performed by flutist Marina Piccinini on the Nasher Sculpture Center's Soundings concert series in Dallas. Scott Cantrell reviewd the concert for the Dallas Morning News: "Scrivo in vento echoes the jarring juxtapositions of the Petrarch sonnet that inspired it. Slow-motion notes brush up against frantic shrieks and scurries, textures varied with flutter tonguing and multiphonics...."

Jay Campbell reviewed in the New York Times

Cellist Jay Campbell, winner of the Juilliard School's Leo B. Ruiz Memorial Recital Award, gave a thrilling performance of Elliott Carter's Figment that won a glowing review from Anthony Tommasini in the New York Times: "As played by Mr. Campbell with complete command and cool control, the music seemed an episodic yet tautly dramatic narrative."

Rave review for The Pacifica Quartet's performances of Carter, Janáček, and Beethoven

"In the fifth quartet by Mr. Carter... their efforts paid off in an engrossing, characterful performance of the dozen short movements, in which brash dissonances are playfully contrasted with emotive outbursts and lyrical interludes. The high harmonics of the Adagio sereno unfolded with a luminescent tranquillity. The otherworldly character of Mr. Carter’s two 'Fragments' for string quartet, written in the 1990s, was illuminated with similar delicacy."