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Conversation With Leila Josefowicz


Violinist Leila Josefowicz performs Saturday night at the Hopkins Centerin Hanover. Joe Goetz spoke with her about her lessons at Curtis with Jaime Laredo, her career, and her focus on new music.



Coronation March
Composer Camille Saint-Saens
Ensemble Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor Neeme Jarvi
Album Saint-Saens: Orchestral Works
Record Label Chandos

Tzigane (Concert Rhapsody)
Composer Maurice Ravel
Ensemble Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor Neville Marriner
Album Leila Josefowicz: Bohemian Rhapsodies
Record Label Philips

Theme and Variations
Composer Olivier Messiaen
Album Josefowicz - Novacek: Recital
Record Label Warner Classics

Concerto #3 a Due Cori
Composer George Frideric Handel
Ensemble English Concert
Conductor Trevor Pinnock
Album Handel: Coronation Anthems-Concerti a Due Cori
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon

Leonore Overture #1
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Herbert von Karajan
Album Beethoven: Overtures
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon

Oboe Concerto
Composer Johan Helmich Roman
Ensemble Stockholm Sinfonietta
Conductor Jan-Olav Wedin
Album A Swedish Pastorale
Record Label Bis

Variations on "La ci darem la mano"
Composer Frederic Chopin
Ensemble Warsaw Philharmonic
Conductor Kazimierz Kord
Album Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Vol. 9
Record Label Arabesque

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Ensemble Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Pierre Boulez
Album Stravinsky: The Firebird
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon

Dance Rhapsody #2
Composer Frederick Delius
Ensemble Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Conductor Charles Mackerras
Album Delius: Orchestral Works
Record Label London

Sarabande and Rigaudon
Composer Arthur Foote
Ensemble Boston Chamber Music Society
Album Copland And Foote: Chamber Music with Flute
Record Label Northeastern

Symphony #3
Composer Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Ensemble The English Concert
Conductor Trevor Pinnock
Album Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Symphonies for Strings
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon

Der Rosenkavalier: Suite
Composer Richard Strauss
Ensemble Houston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Christoph Eschenbach
Album Strauss: Four Last Songs, Der Rosenkavalier Suite
Record Label RCA

Interview with Leila Josefowicz

Sinfonia a Tre
Composer Frantisek Tuma
Ensemble Concerto Italiano
Conductor Rinaldo Alessandrini
Album Tuma - Partite, Sonate e Sinfonie
Record Label Naive

Overture, Scherzo And Finale
Composer Robert Schumann
Ensemble Staatskapelle Dresden
Conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
Album Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1-4, etc.
Record Label EMI

Violin Concerto #1
Composer Sergei Prokofiev
Ensemble New York Philharmonic
Conductor Zubin Mehta
Album Prokofiev: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 And 2 - Stern
Record Label Sony

Sonata #4 for Prepared Piano
Composer John Cage
Album Sonatas and Other Interludes
Record Label Albany

Sonata #5 for Prepared Piano
Composer John Cage
Album Sonatas and Other Interludes
Record Label Albany