Berlioz’s brilliant Les francs-juges Overture opens a program featuring the world premiere of Mead Composer-in-Residence Anna Clyne’s The Seamstress. The soloist is Chicago native Jennifer Koh, a violinist acclaimed for her “penetrating sound, myriad colorings and commanding technique” (The New York Times). The final work on this program, Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony, moves from its famous funeral march to a brilliant scherzo and extraordinarily inventive set of variations.
This performance is part of the:
Preconcert conversations with Anna Clyne.
30 minute run-time.
Thurs., May 28, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Sat., May 30, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories:
Of the Yeats poem that inspired her violin concerto The Seamstress, Anna Clyne observes, “It’s always sort of floated in the back of my imagination as something that I’d like to use.” >
These violin concerto performances have been enabled by the Paul Ricker Judy Fund.
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