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Twin Cities Daily Planet, Minnesota Orchestra Concert Review, April 2014

April 15, 2014 at 7:56 am UTC

“The last pieces on the program were more rarely heard gems: Whitacre’s miniature cello concerto,The River Cam (played with heft and heart-strumming delivery by Anthony Ross), and two selections from Whitacre’s choral work in-progress, Songs of Immortality. These last two selections, loaded with intense emotion and the special vibrancy of new works, showed deeper aspects of the composer as a conductor, with intricate shapings and shadings not seen in the earlier pieces. This zest of music still being created and not yet fully fixed was something special indeed.”

Read the full article on the Twin Cities Daily Planet website.


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