Susan Scheid writes about music and other matters at Prufrock’s Dilemma (prufrocksdilemma.wordpress.com).
MATA April 21, 2014
By Susan Scheid
Of Circles and Motions of the Others
An always interesting, often mesmerizing, study in contrasts, the 2014 MATA Festivals closing concert subverted expectations from the start. In Tai Chi (2013), Chinese composer Ke Xu sought to peer inside the body, limning escalating tension and propulsive release in successive waves of sound.