Soundings: New Music at the Nasher
Bach's Music for Solo Violin and Its Legacy
May 3, 2018
Experience Bach's music for solo violin performed by violinist Alexi Kenney.
1720, Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas, remained unpublished until
The central place
these works now hold in the violin
repertoire, is illuminated by a program that pays
tribute to Bach’s deep influence on composers of today. Each of Bach’s Sonatas and
Partitas are represented interspersed with works for solo violin by
Salonen, and Xenakis, in performances by violinist,
recipient of the 2016
Avery Fisher Career Grant.