Kats-Chernin’s Zoom and Zip for strings is a slightly unusual exploration of off-beat rhythms to accompany expressive Slavonic melodies remembered by the composer as a child in Russia.
Maier-Röntgen’s fascinating Violin Concerto features TBSO Assistant Concertmaster Kathlyn Stevens.
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 1 combines the young composer’s love of both Mozart classical style and structure and Bach’s baroque counterpoint. With this piece, he confirms his precocious brilliance.
Evan Mitchell, conductor
Kathlyn Stevens, violin