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Jennifer Koh with Vijay Iyer, violin and piano

Sun, Jan 12, 2025 4:00 PM

Smith Theatre | Horowitz Center HCC
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Performance Information

Grammy-winning violinist Jennifer Koh, and Grammy nominated pianist, composer and MacArthur Genius Award recipient Vijay Iyer, come together to make collaborative fireworks in an evening featuring Bach’s beloved works for solo violin, and brilliant new compositions for violin and piano by Iyer. Koh, praised as an “exceptional violinist” by Classics Today, known for riveting performances that blend impeccable virtuosity with profound technical prowess, will wow Chamber Music Maryland audiences along with Iyer, lauded by the New Yorker as an “extravagantly gifted” composer, pianist, and creator. A showcase of musical genius not to be missed!

The Program

Vijay Iyer: Solo and Improvised works J.S. Bach: Selections from Sonatas and Partitas for solo Violin Vijay Iyer: The Diamond for Violin and Piano Vijay Iyer: New duo work

About The Artists

Vijay Iyer
Vijay Iyer

Described by The New York Times as a “social conscience, multimedia collaborator, system builder, rhapsodist, historical thinker and multicultural gateway,” composer-pianist VIJAY IYER has earned a place as one of the leading music-makers of his generation. His honors include a MacArthur Fellowship, a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, a United States Artist Fellowship, and the Alpert Award in the Arts. His newest album features his acclaimed trio with drummer Tyshawn Sorey and bassist Linda…

Jennifer Koh
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…

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