Violinist Leonidas Kavakos performing the world premiere performance of Russian-born American composer Lera Auerbach’s 'NYx: Fractured Dreams' Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 4.
Commissioned and premiered by the New York Philharmonic on March 1st, 2017, the 25 minute virtuoso work is described by the composer as 'an experiment in fragmentation - structured as 13 interconnected fractured dream sequences.'
LERA AUERBACH | 'NYX: FRACTURED DREAMS' VIOLIN CONCERTO | EXCERPT | LEONIDAS KAVAKOS | ALAN GILBERT & NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC | 2017
A graduate of The Juilliard School and the Hannover University of Music, Lera Auerbach is a recent recipient of a prestigious Hindemith Prize, Golden Mask Award, Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship and a ECHO Klassik Accolade | She has served a composer-in-residence at the Trans-Siberian Art Festival and the Rheingau Musik Festival - and recent residencies with the Dresden Staatskapelle, São Paulo Symphony, Verbier Festival, Trondheim Festival, Marlboro Music Festival and the Banff Centre