Fri August 23, 2013
Kentucky Arts and Culture

Composition Customized For The Chamber Musicians Who Premiere It

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
Composer Raymond Lustig speaking with WEKU Reporter Charles Compton.

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.