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Focus Festival 2019: On the Air!

Date, location, and tickets

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
at 7:30 PM

The Juilliard School
155 W. 65th St, Peter Jay Sharp Theater
New York, NY 10023

Free Event



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Event Information

A Salute to 75 Years of International Radio Commissioning

JOHN HARBISON (US, b. 1938) Six American Painters (2000)
Giorgio Consolati, Flute
Jasmine Meng Jia Lin, Violin
Joseph Peterson, Viola
Aaron Wolff, Cello
Commissioned by WGUC-Cincinnati

SOFIA GUBAIDULINA (USSR/Germany, b. 1931) String Trio (1989)
Kenneth Naito, Violin
Zitian Lyu, Viola
Hannah Kim, Cello
Commissioned by Radio France

KATIA TCHEMBERDI (Russia/Germany, b. 1960) Ma-or (Light) (2003)
Commissioned by ARD, the Consortium of Public Broadcasters in the Federal Republic
of Germany, for the Munich International competitions, a project of Bavarian Radio.

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN (Finland, b. 1958) knock, breathe, shine (2010)
Samuel DeCaprio, Cello
Commissioned by ARD, the Consortium of Public Broadcasters in the Federal Republic  
of Germany, for the Munich International competitions, a project of Bavarian Radio.

GYÖRGY LIGETI (Hungary/Germany, 1923-2006) From Etudes, book 3 (1995-2001)
No. 16, Pour Irina (1997)
Alexander Yau, Pianist
No. 17, À bout de souffle (1998)
Piejie Angela Yu, Pianist
No. 18, Canon (2001)
Xin Hua You, Pianist
Commissioned by (No. 16) Sŭdwestfunk (now Sŭdwest Radio), Baden-Baden; (No. 17)
the BBC]; (No. 18) Radio France and the Wiener Konzerthaus.


Participants: The Juilliard School