Strictly speaking, Jia shared the limelight with cellist Jian Wang; the work in question, Duo by Lin Zhao, is effectively a double concerto
for sheng, cello and orchestra.
Listening to different versions of his best-known piece, the much-recorded Double Concerto
for two string orchestras, piano, and timpani (hereinafter, Double Concerto
), reveals an intriguing anomaly with the final chord of the first movement.
Twenty years ago, mother and son had a joint concert with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), through a Poulenc Double Concerto
for Piano, which had young music fans screaming at curtain call.
3]s Aubade from the piano with the European Union Youth Orchestra and the Martinu Double Concerto
with Sinfonia Cymru and Camerata Nordica.
And I loved the sound, particularly in things like the Bach Double Concerto
New York duo String Noise, comprised of violinists Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris, also stuck to their traditional level of stunning performances, from their recital at Provoz Hlubina, through Conrad Harris' stunning interpretation of Horatiu Radulescu's DasAndere, to their role as soloists in resident composer Rita Ueda's double concerto
Encore une surprise cette annee pour les melomanes; les deux freres David et Alexandre Castro-Balbi venus du Perou seront en concert avec le Double Concerto
de Brahms et joueront le chef d'oeuvre de Beethoven pour le plaisir des festivaliers.
It analyzes academic pieces like the Missa Brevis, Das Lied von der Liebe, and the Sonata for clarinet and piano, as well as jazz works like Blue Brazil, Neurasia, and Cearta, chamber jazz works like Toccata for piano and jazz septet, and symphonic jazz pieces, including the Double Concerto
for piano, tenor saxophone, symphonic orchestra and big band.
But it's the music that matters, and the bonus was the world premiere of a work by renowned American movie score legend James Horner, who had reinvented himself to create Pas de Deux, a double concerto
for violin and cello, commissioned by Norwegian brother-sister duo, Mari and Hakon Samuelsen, last here for the 2013 Christmas concerts.
Similarly the beginning of the Double Concerto
(1961) creates a polyrhythm often different speeds presenting one interval after another, each one associated with a particular speed that is used later in the piece.
March saw a visit from Gail Williams (including a performance of Britten's The Heart of the Matter), Jeff Nelsen giving a class, a lecture, and the premiere of a new double concerto
with Eastman's Musica Nova, and alumna Maria Harrold Serkin (Florida Grand Opera, University of Virginia) holding a master class and solo performance with the Eastman Horn Choir.
Due in November is Horner's double concerto
for violin and cello, to be debuted by the Liverpool Philharmonic.