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Saturday, February 7, 2015, at 8:00 PM
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

featuring Ha Young Jung, contrabass

RICHARD WAGNER Siegfried Idyll (1869)
JUAN TRIGOS Concerto for Bass (2008)
New York Premiere
CHARLES IVES Washington’s Birthday (1909/13)
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Symphony No. 62 in D major (1780/81)

Notwithstanding the unique nature of each composer’s voice, some have proven particularly iconoclastic over time. Wagner fashioned a new kind of music seemingly out of whole cloth, while Haydn and Ives—centuries and continents apart—created musical miracles in isolation. In contrast, contemporary Mexican composer Juan Trigos, very much part of the international scene, reflects a fresh assimilation of high and low culture with endearing brashness.

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Praise for our guest soloist:
“Disarming prodigy, who achieved the rare distinction of making her instrument seem worthy of solo status.” —The Daily Telegraph
“The best double bass playing I have ever heard.” —Ida Haendel OBE

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