Composer Martin Bresnick's Caprichos Enfaticos will anchor this thematic rumination of humankind's most persistent troubles. The composition sprawls across eight movements, utilizing Francisco Goya's historic collection of etchings - Los Desastres de Guerra (The Disasters of War) - as its source material. Soundings Director Seth Knopp will join the Percussion Collective on piano this evening, an ensemble founded by decorated percussionist Robert Van Sice, who guided the lineup at Yale University. The group is opening the 2018/2019 season with its first tour of China. Although different, previous attendees of the aforementioned Paddle to the Sea performance would do well to return for this percussion-forward event.