Violin Duo Angela & Jennifer Chun Special Collaboration with Jonah Bokaer Choreography

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8pm
Sunday, October 28, 2018, 2pm & 7:30pm

The Joyce Theater
175 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10011

Tickets: start at $10


Jonah Bokaer Choreography will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with its highly-anticipated debut at the Joyce. For this occasion, eight international dancers will perform visually striking works rarely seen in the United States, including the New York premiere of Late Nights On Air, which will feature an original score by Nico Muhly performed live onstage in a special collaboration with violinists Angela & Jennifer Chun. Architect and Diller Scofidio + Renfro principal Charles Renfro designs the evening with a "total environment" that integrates design, space, and light.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please call JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or visit www.joyce.org/performances/jonah-bokaer-choreography-charles-renfro.


Introduction of VIOLINISTS ANGELA & JENNIFER CHUN

ANGELA & JENNIFER CHUN ARE A TRAILBLAZING STRING ENSEMBLE, COLLABORATIVE ARTISTS,

NEW MUSIC ADVOCATES, AND HUMANITARIANS.

OVER THE PAST DECADE, THE DUO HAS WORKED WITH RENOWNED CONDUCTORS ZUBIN MEHTA, SIR ANDRE PREVIN, THOMAS SANDERLING, IVAN FISCHER, LEONARD SLATKIN, AS WELL AS NEW MUSIC ADVOCATES. THE DUO HAS COLLABORATED WITH COMPOSERS GYORGY KURTAG, GYORGY LIGETI, SEBASTIAN CURRIER, KAIJA SAARIAHO, PHILIP GLASS, NICO MUHLY, AND MANY OTHERS.

BEST KNOWN AS RECORDING ARTISTS, THE DUO HAS RELEASED THE CELEBRATED ALBUMS
“FANTASY (2005),” AND “BARTOK (2010).” THE DUO HAS PLAYED SOLO FOR THE METROPOLITAN
OPERA PRODUCTION “TWO BOYS” BY YOUNG AMERICAN COMPOSER NICO MUHLY, WHICH
LEAD MUHLY TO WRITE NEW VIOLIN SONATA FOR SISTERS. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE THREE ARTISTS
RECORDED TOGETH- ER, MAKING THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED “GLASS / MUHLY” RECORDING,
TOPPING THE BILLBOARD & ITUNES CHARTS.

AS HUMANITARIANS, ANGELA & JENNIFER HAVE WORKED CLOSELY WITH MAESTRO DANIEL
BARENBIOM’S ISRAEL / PALESTINIAN DIVAN ORCHESTRA. THE DUO ALSO ATTENDED THE DAVOS
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, YES EUROPEAN STRATEGY MEETING WITH THEIR “ENSEMBLE
SORINA / HUMANITY THROUGH MUSIC” PROJECT.

IN 2016 ANGELA & JENNIFER BECAME U.N. MESSENGERS FOR PEACE: THEIR PERFORMANCES
FOR THE U.N. DAY CELEBRATION CONCERT WAS LIVE BROADCASTED TO 193 COUNTRIES.
ANGELA & JENNIFER HOLD THE PRESTIGIOUS STRING MENTORSHIP POSITION OF LONDON’S
ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC.





Miro Yoon