Capping a season of many adventurous thrills, NOVA Chamber Music Series upcoming final concert of 2018-2019, The Head and The Heart, is apt in many ways.
The Utah Enlightenment is about remaking the spaces where art and creative expression occur and this Odyssey program was as brilliant a case study as seen recently in the local arts scene.
Reflections, the most recent NOVA Chamber Music Series concert, eloquently conveyed its theme in a cohesive, imaginative way that any artistic director should envy.
For its first Gallery Series concert of the 2018-19 season, NOVA Chamber Music Series takes a novel approach – cover nearly a millennium’s history of musical development in 75 minutes.
Royal Musings, its all-British offering, was a more than gratifying musical experience. There was an acute, wise and incisive take on each of the concert’s works.
The sextet bathed the hall in the full luminous potential of Verklärte Nacht. Adkins’ decision to conclude the first program of her season as NOVA’s music director was perfect as a point of artistic mission.
Adkins…chose a wonderfully diverse yet cohesive program to open the ensemble’s 41st season.
Curated by newly-appointed Music Director Madeline Adkins, NOVA’s 41st season showcases an incredible array of music, including works by ten women from six countries, a special focus on music by British composers and beloved classics.