"She is a tireless champion of new music, but also a nimble enough artist to hop among repertory staples and world premieres with stunning ease"
- The New York Times
Renowned violinist and Music Institute alumna Jennifer Koh presents a program featuring Bach’s transcendent Partitas and Sonatas for Solo Violin and selections from her Grammy Award-winning album, Alone Together, a series of commissioned and donated new works by Vijay Iyer, Tania Leon, Missy Mazzoli, and more, inspired by the hardship in the arts community caused by the COVID pandemic.
More about Jennifer Koh
Recognized for intense, commanding performances, delivered with dazzling virtuosity and technical assurance, violinist Jennifer Koh is a forward-thinking artist dedicated to exploring a broad and eclectic repertoire, while promoting equity and inclusivity in classical music. She has expanded the contemporary violin repertoire through a wide range of commissioning projects and has premiered more than 100 works written especially for her. Her quest for the new and unusual, sense of endless curiosity, and ability to lead and inspire a host of multidisciplinary collaborators, truly set her apart.
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