ZORN @ 70 at Roulette, our yearlong celebration of John Zorn’s 70th birthday, continues with Four World Premieres, a program of exciting new works by the iconic composer John Zorn performed by accomplished musicians including: The Junction Trio (pianist Conrad Tao, violinist Stefan Jackiw and cellist Jay Campbell), violinist Jennifer Choi, bassist Jorge Roeder, percussionist Ches Smith, and trumpeters Peter Evans and Sam Jones.
Peter Evans trumpet
Sam Jones trumpet
A magical invocation for two trumpets in the mold of Stravinsky’s Fanfare for a new Theatre, Circe is the fourth movement of the five movement chamber suite composed for a coven of 13 musicians, A Brief History of Witchcraft,
PHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS (2022)
The Junction Trio
Stefan Jackiw violin
Jay Campbell cello
Conrad Tao piano
A trialogue for violin, cello, and piano inspired by the writings and philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein. Music as Philosophy, Philosophy as Music.
PARTITA FOR THE FIREBIRD (2022)
Jennifer Choi violin
A suite for solo violin inspired by Bach and haunted by the ghost of Stravinsky’s Firebird. Lyrical, soulful, and mysterious, it is divided into four traditional movements: Prelude-Allemande / Pavane / Courante / Air.