As part of his 75th birthday celebrations, LA Phil John and Samantha Williams Creative Chair John Adams leads a Green Umbrella concert—from the series he watches over so carefully—that features the world premiere of an LA Phil commission from Anthony Cheung, whose music has been described as “gritty, inventive and wonderfully assured” (San Francisco Chronicle) and praised for its “instrumental sensuality” (Chicago Tribune).
Teng Li, viola, John Connell Chair
Esa-Pekka SALONEN –Objets Trouvés for solo viola
Anthony CHEUNG –Parallel Play (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Katherine YOUNG –Spores (world premiere, LA Phil commission)