Last night the Mivos Quartet gave the premiere of my new quartet, City Lights here at the VIPA Festival in Valencia, Spain. The performance was excellent, and I am grateful to Mivos for their commitment and musicality. One of the joys of chamber music, especially the string quartet, is the way individual musical personalities come together to form a cohesive unit. Mivos took full advantage of this potential while learning and performing my work, never shying away from their personal voices while making music together. It was a pleasure to hear and to see.