“In the conception of this work,” Dutilleux wrote, “the composer never ceased to dream of the mysterious and compelling realm of eternal metamorphosis. The spirit and the form of the music find their origins in an intense contemplation of nature.”
Hear it Monday at 8:00 p.m. on Classical 91.5 FM, 90.3 or streaming.
Also, Yo-Yo Ma and the RPO have given WXXI permission to air their recent, sold-out concert. That’ll happen in mid-September. And I listened to the recording of Carmina Burana and was not disappointed. It was smashing and incisive.