I am at the Peninsula Sonora Festival in Merida, Mexico where yesterday morning to open the festival I gave a presentation at the Anthropological Museum in town on my music and aesthetic concerns (references and music, the search for silence, and the perception of time). I was interviewed by the local TV station and am very impressed by the interest in the community in the festival. Kudos to Elias Puc and Javier Alvarez for organizing this important event. Tonight my work despues de los humanos with video by Jacek Kolasinski is being presented by cellist Iracema de Andrade and Saturday I conduct my work silencios imaginados with the Sequenza Sur Ensemble on the closing concert. There are some excellent composers and performers participating and it is a pleasure to be here. Next week I am in Morelia presenting a portrait concert at the CNMAS and the week after in Mexico City at the National Center for the Arts doing a portrait concert and lecture.