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BMOP Spotlights the Viola 2/15

 15 February 2013 at 8:00pm 

BMOP Spotlights the Viola 2/15

Jordan Hall, Boston
30 Gainsborough Street
United States

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nationís premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, brings the viola to the forefront in five distinct concertos for viola and large ensemble. Program includes two world premieres by both Donald Crockett and Chinary Ung followed by the New England premiere of Chen Yiís Xian Shi and performances of Serenade #1 for Viola and Chamber Orchestra by George Perle and Suite for Eight Violas by Gordon Jacob. Sharing the stage with BMOP is some of todayís top viola players including Susan Ung, Boston-based Kate Vincent, and NEC student Wenting Kang.

Donald Crockett : Viola Concerto
Chinary Ung : Singing Inside Aura Viola Concerto
Chen Yi : XianShi
George Perle : Serenade #1 for Viola and Chamber Orchestra

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