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SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING BLUE

  • Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of WV 1 Clay Square Charleston, WV, 25301 United States (map)
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The Symphonic Series is presented by: 

 Nikki Chooi, violin and Astral Artist

Nikki Chooi, violin and Astral Artist

Program

Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major


Lawrence Loh, conductor
Nikki Chooi, violin

The Calgary Herald described Violinist Nikki Chooi as “richly expressive and technically assured.” The New York Times said he is “vigorous and colorful.” This 28-year-old has performed with symphonies across the globe.

 Jennifer Higdon, composer

Jennifer Higdon, composer

Jennifer Higdon is one of America’s most acclaimed composers and a Grammy Award winner who was once hailed by the Washington Post as having “a keen ear, an innate sense of form and a generous dash of pure esprit.” Higdon’s orchestral work, blue cathedral, which the WVSO will perform in January 2019, is one of the most performed contemporary orchestral compositions by a living American.

Earlier Event: December 26
ENCORE: WVSO RADIO BROADCAST
Later Event: February 9
TONY DESARE: SINATRA AND BEYOND