REVIEW: Quinsin Nachoff, ‘Pivotal Arc’ (Whirlwind)

The latest recording by saxophonist-composer Quinsin Nachoff, Pivotal Arc is nothing if not ambitious: a compilation of two major pieces — a violin concerto and a string quartet offering — supplemented by a finale that seeks to dramatize the inflection point at which humanity finds itself in relation to climate change. And yet, this melding

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