Tchai(KOH)vsky Revisited

February 25, 2023

Jennifer Koh, Violin

Ibert: Hommage a Mozart
Faure: Pavane, op. 50
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, op. 35, D Major
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, op. 67, C minor

International star violinist Jennifer Koh, whose playing has been recognized for its dazzling virtuosity and technical assurance, returns to Wichita Falls for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s famous violin concerto. Also on this concert is Faure’s Pavane, Ibert’s Hommage a Mozart and Beethoven’s powerful and beloved fifth symphony.


Memorial Auditorium
1300 7th Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301


Time: 7:30pm

Jennifer Koh

Violinist Jennifer Koh is recognized for her intense, commanding performances, delivered with dazzling virtuosity and technical assurance. A forward-thinking artist, she is dedicated to exploring a broad and eclectic repertoire, while promoting equity and inclusivity in classical music. She has expanded the contemporary violin repertoire through a wide range of commissioning projects, and has premiered more than 100 works written especially for her. Ms. Koh’s series include Alone Together, a commissioning project, performance, and Grammy Award-winning recording series in support of composers during the coronavirus crisis; The New American Concerto, which invites a diverse collective of composers to examine socio-cultural topics relevant to American life today through the form of the violin concerto; and Bach and Beyond, which traces the history of the solo violin repertoire from Bach’s sonatas and partitas to pieces by 20th- and 21st-century composers. Ms. Koh has appeared with orchestras worldwide, among them the New York, Los Angeles, and Helsinki Philharmonics; Cleveland, Mariinsky, Minnesota, Philadelphia, and Philharmonia (London) Orchestras; and Atlanta, Baltimore, BBC, Chicago, Cincinnati, National, New World, NHK, RAI (Torino), and Singapore Symphonies. Named Musical America’s 2016 Instrumentalist of the Year, she has won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Concert Artists Guild Competition, and an Avery Fisher Career Grant. She has a BA in English literature from Oberlin College and studied at the Curtis Institute, where she worked extensively with Jaime Laredo and Felix Galimir. She is an active lecturer, teacher, and recording artist for Cedille Records; and is the Artistic Director and Founder of the non-profit arco collaborative.