Jennifer Koh Eloquently Tames 32 Musical Beasts

Jennifer Koh

One of the New York Philharmonic Biennial's most alluring facets, as the event heads into its second summer, has been the presentation of satellite concerts curated by well-chosen new-music proponents and presenters at venues around the city. This has the effect of shining the orchestra's high-profile spotlight on a genre that doesn't often get one. Among the beneficiaries was a program entitled Shared Madness, in which Jennifer Koh unveiled a series of 32 new miniatures for unaccompanied violin over two consecutive Tuesdays at National Sawdust in Williamsburg.  

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