Composition Customized For The Chamber Musicians Who Premiere It

Aug 23, 2013

This empty stage inside the Fasig Tipton Pavilion will be filled with the music of Composer-in-Residence Raymond Lustig on Saturday evening. It's the final weekend of the Chamber Music Festival of Lexington.
Credit Charles Compton / WEKU News

Knowing who will perform a piece of music is a great advantage for composers…they can create a sound well-suited to a performer’s skills. It’s an advantage enjoyed by Raymond Lustig, the composer-in-residence for this week’s Chamber Music Festival of Lexington.   In creating a piece specifically for the festival, Lustig collaborated with the vocalist who will sing it.  Composer-in-Residence Raymond Lustig.  The world premiere of the music he created specifically for the Chamber Music Festival of Lexington is Saturday evening at the Fasig-Tipton Pavillion.