National Symphony Orchestra: Oliver Knussen Conducts Violinist Leila Josefowicz
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Quotes & Highlights
“No figure in British contemporary music is more respected than Oliver Knussen… every piece makes its point perfectly and shows Knussen’s mastery of his musical language and influences.” —The Guardian (UK)
Thomas: Helios Choros I
Knussen: Violin Concerto, Op. 30
Anderson: Imagin’d Corners
Schuller: Of Reminiscences and Reflections
As part of CrossCurrents: Contemporary Music Week, Oliver Knussen leads a program that includes his own Violin Concerto. The work features Leila Josefowicz, who the Chicago Sun-Times says “plays with a zest and fiery personality.”
Hailed as “a world-class player” by London’s The Observer, violinist Leila Josefowicz performs British composer and conductor Oliver Knussen’s Violin Concerto in a program that also includes Augusta Read Thomas’s Helios Choros I, Julian Anderson’s Imagin’d Corners, and Gunther Schuller’s Of Reminiscences and Reflections.