NY Philharmonic: Salonen Violin Concerto with Leila Josefowicz

Tonight I attended the New York Philharmonic and heard the second of five scheduled performances of Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Violin Concerto (2008-09) with soloist Leila Josefowicz.  I can only say “Wow”!  This is one terrific concerto, and I’m delighted to have heard it performed by the violinist for whom it was written with the composer – also one of the world’s leading conductors – on the podium.  In four inventive movements, this piece is full of … <Read More>