Review: NOVA Chamber Music Series: Closing Concert for 40th Anniversary Season

from Les Roka's review at The Utah Review:

If every orderly transition in an organization or institution came off as exquisitely as last weekend’s closing concert for NOVA Chamber Music Series’ 40th anniversary season, we would be fortunate to move forward with less stress and more promise.
NOVA’s milestone season already has generated many musical memories, as Jason Hardink prepared to hand the baton of music director over to Madeline Adkins, Utah Symphony concertmaster. This past season, as Hardink summarized in his notes, NOVA “presented eight world premieres of new works, seven chamber concerti featuring Utah soloists, a chamber opera, the completion of a Bartók and Haydn string quartet cycle, two vast instrumental works by Michael Hersch, six education concerts in public schools; all of this in addition to an array of beloved classical works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel, and Messiaen.”

Read more at The Utah Review.