National Symphony Orchestra: Oliver Knussen, conductor/Leila Josefowicz, violin, plays Knussen
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."
- May 7 - 9, 2009
- Concert Hall
- 76 minutes
- $20.00 - $80.00
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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. Part of CrossCurrents: Contemporary Music Week.
AfterWords: Thu., May 7 performance followed by a free discussion with Leila Josefowicz, Oliver Knussen, and Nigel Boon.
Program and Notes
- About National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center
- CrossCurrents Contemporary Music Week