Energetic performers highlight composer's Azul, leaving the listener wanting more.
The four-movement work was bursting with lyricism, youthful energy and magical orchestration. The accordion played a fascinating, wizard-like role in the early movements, its unusual tone (sometimes processed electronically) mediating between the sounds of different sections of the orchestra, sometimes benevolently, sometimes warping their aural identities.
from 25 Feb 2010
Toronto's Globe and Mail Newspaper
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Globe and Mail Azul