(Duration: 15 mins)
Instrumentation: 2[2/picc.]-2-2-2/4-3-3-1/timp+3 perc/harp+piano/strings
Where Shadow Chases Light combines gestures from the composer’s Indian musical background with a form built around shifting bands of orchestral color. Using ragas, improvisatory melodies, elaborate ornamentation and rich, multi-layered textures, the work evokes vast, shifting landscapes of stark black and white.
(Duration: 4 mins)
Instrumentation: 1-1-1-0/1-1-1-0/2 perc/piano/strings
A riotous concert opener playing with the duality of the phrase “in the pocket” in jazz and in surfing.