Hear by Design: Music of Andrew Norman
May 1, 2017
Andrew Norman, composer
Jennifer Koh, violin
Variation Trio - Jennifer Koh, violin; Scott St. John, viola; Wilhelmina Smith, cello
Rhythm Method - Leah Asher, violin; Maria Kifferstein, violin; Anne Lanzilotti, viola; Meaghan Burke, cello
Trident Ensemble - Tim Keeler, countertenor; Owen McIntosh, tenor; Edmund Milly, baritone; Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone
Jessica Jade Han, flute | Matthew Beaumont, percussion | Aaron Wunsch, piano
Composer Andrew Norman’s music of “daring juxtapositions and dazzling colors” (New York Times) has made him one of the most widely admired young composers working today. His “staggering imagination” (Boston Globe) draws inspiration from disparate sources, including architecture, cinema, and video games – resulting in music that is fun, funny, and deeply moving. The fourteen performers include violinist Jennifer Koh ("one of our most thoughtful and intense musicians," New York Times), the Variation Trio, and string quartet The Rhythm Method ("uncompromising and unreserved," examiner.com) - with Andrew on hand to introduce his music.
Andrew Norman: Stop Motion for String Quartet (New York Premiere)
Dufay - Nuper rosarum flores
Andrew Norman - Farnsworth: Four Portraits of a House
J. S. Bach - Two Part Inventions (arr. for strings)
Andrew Norman - Companion Guide to Rome
Kurtág: Hommage à Ránki György
Andrew Norman - Still Life
Watch & Listen
Hear Andrew Norman’s Companion Guide to Rome:
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