Presentations: CAG Live! In Conversation

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 4:00 pm

A Career With Intention: violinist Jennifer Koh

See CAG’s Resources page for the full video from this event!

CAG alum Jennifer Koh will be joined by President Tanya Bannister for a discussion about Jennifer’s career path.

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 diversity and inclusivity in classical music. A 1994 winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, Jennifer has blazed her own trail, expanding the contemporary violin repertoire through a wide range of commissioning projects and premiering more than 70 works written especially for her.

The event will be broadcast live – check out Concert Artists Guild and The Violin Channel on Facebook, or CAG’s YouTube channel to join the stream. All are invited to participate and ask questions!

With thanks to Tarisio Fine Instruments & Bows for providing the space for this event.


Upcoming in the Series

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 7:30 pm

YooJin Jang, violin, with Renana Gutman, piano

Winner, 2017 CAG Competition

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

In memory of William Reid Pitts, Jr., M.D.

Applauded by The Strad for her “fiery virtuosity” and “consummate performances,” violinist YooJin Jang is a winner of the 2017 CAG Competition, and is also First Prize winner of the 2016 Sendai International Music Competition in Japan. YooJin’s 18-19 season includes concerto debuts at New York’s Chautauqua Institution and in Japan with the Osaka Symphony Orchestra.

Program:

J. S. Bach: Sonata No. 3 in E major for Violin and Keyboard, BWV 1016
John Corigliano: Sonata for Violin and Piano (1963)

Intermission

Schumann: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D minor, Op. 121

Watch YooJin and Renana perform Corigliano’s sonata:

YooJin Jang, violin, with Renana Gutman, piano