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New Global Voices: Koh & wild Up


Saturday, February 13, 2016 8:00PM

New Global Voices: Koh & <i>wild Up</i>
Tickets on sale Mon, 12/17.








Laguna Playhouse

Part of the 2016 Laguna Beach Music Festival

Jennifer Koh, violin
Shai Wosner, piano
wild Up
Christopher Rountree, conductor

ANDREW NORMAN: Gran Turismo
VALENTIN SILVESTROV: The Messenger for keyboard and ensemble
IYER: Bridgetower Fantasy for violin and piano
ANNA CLYNE: Rest These Hands for violin and ensemble
CLAUDE VIVIER: Zipangu for large ensemble

The musical dialogue between past and present continues with a thrilling evening of 20th- and 21st-century masterpieces from across the spectrum of great musical traditions.

Koh and Wosner join acclaimed Los Angeles-based collective wild Up and their founder and conductor Christopher Rountree for works ranging from the haunting neoclassical strains of Ukranian composer Valentin Silvestrov to the intense, folk-inspired strains of England’s Anna Clyne. Koh and Wosner join forces for the music of contemporary jazz master Vijay Iyer, and wild Up!’s realization of Claude Vivier’s Asian-inspired masterpiece Zipangu rounds out this thrilling night of musical exploration and adventure.