One of the biggest “Who could have imagined?” flashes I have had in a long time came during the concert by the impressive International Contemporary Ensemble on Monday night at the Rose Theater. Here, as a highlight of this summer’s Mostly Mozart Festival, was a top-notch contemporary-music ensemble, under the brilliant direction of the fast-rising French conductor Ludovic Morlot, in a program featuring three audaciously modern scores by three living composers. The hall was packed; the audience gave cheering ovations to each work.
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