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The New York Times: “A Composer’s Redacted Music and Raucaus Noise”

David T. Little's Composer Portrait on April 18, which closed the series for the 2018-19 season, was reviewed by Zachary Woolfe for The New York Times (April 19, 2019). In the composer's work, 

"...episodes of crushing sonic violence coexist with oases of serene lyrical beauty for an overall sense of smoldering, luxuriant noise — a plangent yet gorgeous howl...These purely instrumental works — “studies for operas,” Mr. Little suggested in an onstage interview — nevertheless tell stories. Your experience of them improves with reading the program notes and learning something about what inspired them, but you wouldn’t be bereft, or immune to their emotional impact, if you flew blind." 

Read the full review: "A Composer’s Redacted Music and Raucous Noise"