It's a trick of avant-garde storytelling to start at the end; thus, perhaps, the eschatological undercurrent to Sound Icon's season opener, also the first official presentation of Boston University's Center for New Music. The group, directed by Jeffrey Means, has become a prime local source for European musical imports, particularly larger essays opening out the nature of musical sound, pushing it to its limits; Sunday's concert coupled that to endpoints both psychological and existential.
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