Mr. Lieuwen’s Angelfire capped the evening effectively with an attractive array of shimmering, shuddering sonorities, making the most of minimal means.
—James R. Oestreich, New York Times
—St. Louis Post Dispatch
The biggest and most arresting piece was Peter Lieuwen’s Angelfire, inspired by Native American legend. Sometimes recalling Britten’s sea music, at other times John Adams’ motor energy, it’s arresting in every single measure.