Spoleto Backstage: Contemporary Works and a World Premiere by Osvaldo Golijov
On this edition of Spoleto Backstage, we share a compilation of contemporary works performed as part of this year's Spoleto Chamber Music Series. We speak with Osvaldo Golijov about the world premiere of his piece "Milonga" as well as what Spoleto Festival USA means to him. Then, we chat with composer Paul Wiancko about his work, "American Haiku."
Pieces featured in this episode:
- Viola Space No. 4--Nine Fingers | Garth Knox (b. 1956)
- Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
- “Milonga” world premiere | Osvaldo Golijov (b. 1960)
- Alisa Weilerstein, cello;
- Inon Barnatan, piano
- “American Haiku” (2014) | Paul Wiancko (b. 1982)
- Ayane Kozasa, viola;
- Paul Wiancko, cello
Production of the Chamber Music Series from Spoleto Festival USA is made possible by Bank of America, the ETV Endowment of South Carolina, and the John Covington and Robert Lukey Fund for the Performing Arts.