Lunar Songs (2019) 7'
voice and string quintet
text by J. Mae Barizo
commissioned by ASCAP for the Leonard Bernstein Centennial
Review: At Jessie Montgomery’s first MusicNOW with the CSO, all the rhythms of two great cities
“Montgomery’s two offerings reaffirmed exactly why she was tapped as the orchestra’s composer-in-residence, writing with a Technicolor brilliance and harmonic plushness perfect for the CSO’s own heart-on-its-sleeve proclivities.”