Monday, May 18, 2015

Music Review: Counter)induction at the Church of the Intercession

By Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim

NEW YORK---Most of the time the new-music ensemble Counter)induction looks resolutely to the future. But on Saturday evening it turned its gaze inward and back with a program titled “Epitaphs: Music in Memoriam.” Inside the solemnly graceful crypt of the Church of the Intercession in Washington Heights the ensemble’s performances of works by Douglas Boyce, Kyle Bartlett, Eric Moe and Lewis Nielson became a meditation in which thoughts of death intertwined with the promise of consolation. [link]