Listen: Part Two of Jennifer Koh's 'Shared Madness'

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Jennifer Koh performs in The Greene Space at WQXR Jennifer Koh performs in The Greene Space at WQXR (Matthew Septimus)

On Tuesday, May 31 at 7 pm, enjoy a live audio webcast of 16 world premieres as part of violinist and new-music champion Jennifer Koh's Shared Madness project from Williamsburg's National Sawdust. The evening will be hosted by Q2 Music's Helga Davis, and includes premieres by Philip Glass, Missy Mazzoli and Daniel Bjarnason.

Shared Madness began as a way to thank new-music advocates and commissioners Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting, who generously helped the violinist purchase the valuable instrument which will be used during the two recitals. Each of the 32 composers involved wrote his or her short piece in appreciation of Koh and the Schlichtings commitment to fostering new music. The project evolved into an exploration of 21st-century virtuosity and the creative dialogue between composer and performer.

The first of the two concerts that comprise Shared Madness and its 32 world premieres takes place Tuesday, May 24 at 7 pm at National Sawdust and will also be streamed live on Q2 Music.


Samuel Adams - for jenny

Missy Mazzoli - Kinski Paganini

Philip Glass - Sarabande in Common Time

Zosha Di Castri - Patina

Augusta Read Thomas - Venus Enchanted

Michael Gordon - kwerk

Lisa Bielawa - Vireo Caprice

Eric Nathan - Far Beyond Far

David Lang - low resolution

Timothy Andres - Winding Stair

Bryce Dessner - Gift

Christopher Rountree - because I left it there

Noam Sivan - Concentrated Stillness

Daniel Bjarnason - First Escape

Anthony Cheung - Character Studies

Jean-Baptiste Barrière - Palimpsest Capriccio

Look for the release of Q2 Music's Shared Madness podcast, with host Jennifer Koh, in spring/summer 2016.

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김승안 from Seoul, Korea

장하다,Jeniffer Koh,고중호이순자 부부의 딸.
1966 NY Phil Biennial을 빛낸 Shared Madness

May. 31 2016 07:00 PM

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