Violinist Jennifer Koh Plays Szymanowski with the National Symphony Orchestra
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The last date listed for National Symphony Orchestra: Juraj Valcuha, Conductor/Jennifer Koh, Violin, Plays Szymanowski was Saturday June 19, 2010 / 8:00pm.
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Fantasy & Fate seems like a broad enough title for the latest National Symphony Orchestra concert under guest conductor Juraj Valcuha. But the name strains to encapsulate the embarrassment of riches the Kennedy Center concert offers, namely a sophisticated and witty Stravinsky suite; the NSO debut of an exciting violin virtuosa; and a Tchaikovsky symphony so dramatic "i … More
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Featured review from Howard J Simkowitz
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I have never heard the amazing, other-worldly,sounds that Jennifer Koh is able to coax out of her Stradivarius. The Mahler brought down the house. I still have tears in my eyes. I am convinced that Mahler was the Lacy Gaga of his generation.
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The seats were great and the music matched. The Hayden and Mahler were absolutely perfect and ended with three standing ovations. I'm afraid I'm not in tune with Symanowski nor the body rhythm antics of Jennifer Koh but the other two pieces more...continued
Haydn: Symphony No. 85 “La Reine”
Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1
Mahler: Symphony No. 1
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