October 11, 2009
An inventive cellist with an insatiable curiosity, Matt Haimovitz was playing Bach in nightclubs before (Le) Poisson Rouge was a glimmer in anyone’s eye; no wonder he’s gotten into the swim here instantly. Tonight he’s celebrating Figment, a characteristically diverse new solo CD that ranges from modernist icon Elliott Carter to postmodern DJ Socalled. Joining him is dynamic local composer-performer Du Yun, whose San and Miranda are among the highlights on Haimovitz’s disc.
New York Time Out