Pekka Kuusisto is one of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra's most beloved artistic partners. On May 21, 2022, the violinist, conductor and composer returned to the stage for a varied and colorful program. The world premiere of a new piece by American composer Cindy Cox opened a concert that also featured a symphony by the 19th-century French composer Louise Farrenc. The centerpiece of the program was Ralph Vaughan Williams' transcendent and magical The Lark Ascending, which provided a showcase for Kuusisto's exquisite violin playing. Listen to the concert now!
Pekka Kuusisto, conductor/violin*
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
CINDY COX: Dreaming a World’s Edge
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending *
LOUISE FARRENC: Symphony No. 3
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