“Stirringly Evocative” –The Boston Music Intelligencer

March 30, 2017

The Boston Music Intelligencer reviewed Juventas’ “Music in Flight” program and wrote about Oliver’s music:

Oliver Caplan’s You Are Not Alone, scored for violin, cello and piano, then had its East Coast premiere. Its four movements—Diagnosis, Grief, Acceptance, and Transformation—were inspired by the composer’s witnessing his mother battle with and survival of breast cancer. He disclosed that the illness also took his grandmother’s life years earlier. Stirringly evocative, it takes the listener on a journey through the various stages of coping with the disease. Before it began, Caplan asked that everyone who has battled or has known someone who has battled breast cancer raise a hand; an overwhelming majority of those in attendance had. Tori Markwalder appeared suspended from a hoop above our heads, invoking the majestic throughout.

Read the full review here.


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