Jennifer Koh, violin
Thomas Sauer, piano

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

$30.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

This concert is part of the Joseph & Marie Field String Recital Series.

Violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Thomas Sauer explore Beethoven’s towering impact in a program that pairs his violin sonatas with new music by Andrew Norman, called the “master of a uniquely dazzling and mercurial style” (The New Yorker) and “the leading American composer of his generation” (Los Angeles Times).

Norman: Bridging I  Philadelphia Premiere
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 30, No. 1
Norman: Bridging II  Philadelphia Premiere
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in C Minor, Op. 30, No. 2
Norman: Bridging III  Philadelphia Premiere
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 30, No. 3

Please note this program will be performed without an intermission.

The Artist(s)

Jennifer Koh
Jennifer Koh, violin
Violinist Jennifer Koh is recognized for her intense, commanding performances, delivered with dazzling virtuosity and technical assurance. An adventurous musician, she collaborates with artists of multiple disciplines and curates projects that find connections between music of all eras from traditional to contemporary. She believes that all the arts and music of the past and present form a continuum and has premiered over 60 works written especially for her.… Read More
Thomas Sauer
Thomas Sauer, piano
American pianist Thomas Sauer performs regularly as soloist, chamber musician, and recital partner.  His large and varied repertoire encompasses Bach to the present day and includes both staples and neglected masterworks.  Audiences and critics alike praise his playing for its clarity, expressivity, and assured stylistic sense. His varied discography includes recordings of Beethoven and Haydn piano sonatas for MSR Classics;… Read More


Jennifer Koh - Bridge to Beethoven Overview
Bridge to Beethoven - Andrew Norman