Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2019-2020

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Midori
Photo credit: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Ieva Jokubaviciute
Photo credit: Monika Požerskytė

Coolidge Auditorium

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Global cultural ambassador, activist, dedicated music educator and a musician who is never at rest, Midori brings dynamic innovation and an expressive insight to performances that have made her one of the pre-eminent violin soloists of her generation. As part of our focus on women composers, Midori has created a program with pieces by prominent living female composers. Tamar Diesendruck’s new Library commission will be premiered on this program, which also includes an earlier Library commission by Sofia Gubaidulina. Midori is joined by pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute.

VIVIAN FUNG

Birdsong

SOFIA GUBAIDULINA

Dancer on a Tightrope (Commissioned by the Coolidge Foundation in the Library of Congress)

OLGA NEUWIRTH

Quasare/Pulsare

TAMAR DIESENDRUCK

Unruly Strands (Commissioned by the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress)

FRANGHIZ ALI-ZADEH

Habil Sayagi

PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION with the Artists
6:30 pm – Whittall Pavilion