Cultural Convergences: Inspired by the Land of the Morning Calm

concert
Lundi, Mars 6, 2017 -
20:00 - 22:00
Cultural Convergences

Ensemble 212 presents Cultural Convergences: Inspired by the Land of the Morning Calm, an evening of all-new music influenced by the dance, poetry, and spirituality of Korea.

This unique concert will feature a world premiere concerto specially written for New York Philharmonic violinist Joo Young Oh by Korean-American Composer in Residence James Ra. Contrasting the violin concerto are two New York premieres of concertos writtenfor Soo Yeon Lyuh, fresh off her collaboration with the Kronos Quartet and renowned for her masterful interpretations of new works written for the haegeum, a two-stringed Korean fiddle, by University of Hawaii composers Donald Womack & Thomas Osborne.

Cultural Convergences bridges the traditional and contemporary with Western and non-Western, a true reflection of our multicultural society.

Program:
James Ra: Fountain of Grace for Chamber Orchestra (2007)
Yoon Jae Lee, conductor

Donald Womack: Dancing With Spirits 혼무, Concerto for Haegeum & Orchestra (2014)
Soo Yeon Lyuh, Haegeum
Yoon Jae Lee, conductor
New York Premiere

Intermission

Thomas Osborne: Verses, Concerto for Haegeum & Orchestra (2012)
Soo Yeon Lyuh, Haegeum
Yoon Jae Lee, conductor
New York Premiere

James Ra: Violin Concerto No. 1 (2017)
Joo Young Oh, Violin
Kyunghun Kim, conductor
World Premiere

Tickets: $20-30 http://goo.gl/CCV5zc

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