From the Boston Musical Intelligencer, by Liane Ciurtis.
Morrison offered a compelling interpretation of the wistful poem “September” by Jennifer Michael Hecht, which begins “Tonight there must be people who are getting what they want/ I let my oars fall into the water…” Soprano Pamela Murray conveyed the text with clarity and understated poignancy; mezzo Carrie Cheron joined to give resonance (the two blend perfectly) to section endings. Morrison achieved transparent liquidity in the floating string chords and gentle motion of cascading arpeggios in the flute and recorder. The calm mood is given an edgy restlessness by occasional dissonances and some gently jarring abutments of major and minor, but the overall feeling of atmospheric melancholy prevailed. The audience held its breath at the end, not wanting to disturb the tranquil spell.