Review: Jennifer Koh at National Sawdust

Jennifer Koh
The Strad

By Bruce Hodges 

In what may be Jennifer Koh's most audacious project yet, entitled Shared Madness (part of the NY Phil Biennial festival), the violinist commissioned 32 composers to write short works inspired by Paganini's 24 Caprices. In the second of two evenings, Koh presented 16 of these, displaying an unusually wide spectrum of compositional concerns, coupled with a splendid variety of colours.  

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