Let There Be Not Darkness But Light (2012)
Clarinet, violin, cello, piano
8 minutes 30 seconds
Composed for the Aspen Summer Music Festival
First performance: Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, July 2012
Recording by the Hong Kong Philharmonic (principals) available on Naxos Records.
Beijing Modern Music Festival
Hong Kong Arts Festival
Boston Musica Viva
June in Buffalo
SOLI Chamber Ensemble (San Antonio)
Norbotten NEO (Sweden)
Tanglewood New Fromm Players
Intimacy of Creativity Festival (Hong Kong)
"Prickly, dissonant and harmonically restless, with a lyrical impulse. It covers a wide affective gamut — sometimes tender or mournful, sometimes violent, sometimes giddily propulsive."
– Mike Greenberg (Incident Light, San Antonio)
"A study in multiple moods."
– Andrew Sigler (NewMusicBox)
Live recording by the Tanglewood New Fromm Players with Teddy Abrams, clarinet, and Nolan Pearson, piano.