1. Marcus Overton Marcus Overton
    November 14, 2013 @ 10:31 am

    Ken…many thanks for the thoughtful review (although I worried a little about the photo, since Wu Han sis not participate in this performance. As far as CMSLC’s mission of “expanding the repertoire” is concerned, I would recommend that you look at all four of their concerts in LJMS’ Revelle Series as a unified whole. You didn’t mention that this series is one of LJMS’ important nods to its 45th anniversary; having the New Yorkers come all the way to the west coast for four concerts (which make up the entire 2013-2014 Revelle Series) is pretty special! And if you look ahead to the works still to come in the series, I don’t think anyone would dispute that the Lilncoln Center folks are doing great things in expanding the repertoire. Thanks again for the thoughtful evaluations.


  2. Marcus Overton Marcus Overton
    November 14, 2013 @ 10:32 am

    P.S. Sorry for the finger slips..of course I meant “Wu Han did not participate….”



    • Ken Herman
      November 15, 2013 @ 4:18 pm

      Marcus, the photo I used was the one the La Jolla Music Society sent me when I asked for photos to run with the review. I did look at the rest of the programming for this series featuring the Lincoln Center artists, and I did not notice any composers from the last couple of decades. Did I miss something?


      • Ken Herman
        November 15, 2013 @ 4:27 pm

        Marcus, I apologize. I note two pieces on the 3rd program from Lincoln Center–one by Joan Tower and one by Sebastian Currier–that fall into a contemporary category. But two pieces in four concerts is a rather modest number, don’t you think?


  3. KMW
    December 2, 2013 @ 9:29 pm

    Who chooses which pieces CMSLC will perform here?


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