JIJI, guitar

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8:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Lexington Avenue 1395
New York New York


As one of the first guitarists accepted into the Curtis Institute of Music, it should come as no surprise that classical and electric guitarist Jiyeon “JIJI” Kim is rapidly ascending to classical music stardom.

Recently appointed to a faculty position at Arizona State University, JIJI continues to pursue her industrious commissioning project Never Not Enough, an incarnation of her desire to expand the 21st century guitar repertoire by engaging with ambitious young composers. Her Soundspace recital will juxtapose the old with the new, including three world premieres born from Never Not Enough and Krists Auznieks’ electroacoustic Cor alongside movements of Bach and Albéniz, an arrangement of a 17th-century motet by Claudia Sessa and the chameleonic Caprice No. 24 of Paganini.

Albéniz, Asturias
Gulli Björnsson, Dynjandi (world premiere)
Sessa, Occhi io vissi di voi (arr. Jiji)
J.S. Bach, Allegro from Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998
Krists Auznieks, Cor
Molly Joyce, Plus and Minus (world premiere)
Evan Chapman, Chaos Variations (world premiere) (with Gulli Björnsson, guitar)
Paganini, Caprice No. 24 in A Minor

JIJI, guitar

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