Program Note

Migrations is written for and dedicated to the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble. The title refers not only to the migration of birds or animals from one region to another, but also to the definition of migration as it appears in chemistry—the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule.

About Alexandra Gardner

Praised as “highly lyrical and provocative of thought” (San Francisco Classical Voice), “mesmerizing” (The New York Times), and “pungently attractive” (The Washington Post), the music of composer Alexandra Gardner is…