REVIEW: Program reflects winter’s brittle beauty

By Peter Tonguette / For The Columbus Dispatch

“With temperatures rising and snow banks dissipating, the thaw is on in central Ohio, but the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra remains in a wintry mindset.

On Saturday at Worthington United Methodist Church, the orchestra performed “Northern Lights,” a program featuring works whose austerity and brittle beauty summon images of ice and cold. The program will be performed again at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Southern Theatre.

Most of the composers on the bill are natives of nations in northwest or eastern Europe: Lera Auerbach was born in Russia, Carl Nielsen in Denmark and Peteris Vasks in Latvia.”

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