VC Artist Bella Hristova has today announced the launch of a new Kickstarter campaign to generate support for the commission of a new work for solo violin, by acclaimed American composer Joan Tower.
The 28 year old Bulgarian-born virtuoso has set the goal of US $6,000 to be used as a portion of the commission fee and for the creation of a high quality video recording of the work.
The piece, ‘Second String Force – for Unaccompanied Violin’ has been composed to be paired with a Bach Partita and a Ysaye Sonata – and is scheduled to be premiered, by Bella on March 16th at Merkin Concert Hall, in New York City.
76 year old Joan Tower has been lauded by the New Yorker magazine as ‘one of the most successful woman composers of all time’ – and was the first female recipient of the prestigious Grawemeyer Composition Award.
Inline with the Kickstarter premise, the project will only be funded if at least $6,000 is pledged before March 12th.
To assist, please visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/642342086/a-towering-premiere