Originally published by: Colin Clarke, Fanfare Magazine

“The concept is fabulous: the bassoon directly represents the protagonist of Chekhov’s story “Misery”

“What looks on the surface like such a simple idea deepens as an experience on each subsequent viewing and listening”

“The piece is full of delightful touches, and the scoring remarkably assured”

“One feels the joy in storytelling itself, and in bringing to life Chekhov’s story. A remarkable idea, beautifully realized”

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