Joan Tower World Premiere – Chamber Music Northwest
July 15, 2024
8:00 pm
Portland, OR
Reed College, Kaul Auditorium
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Sandbox Percussion joins Chamber Music Northwest’s Artistic Director Soovin Kim to perform the world premiere of Joan Tower’s new work for violin and percussion quartet, To Sing or Dance. 


JOAN TOWER (b. 1938)

To Sing or Dance (2024) (20’)

CMNW Co-Commission – World Premiere

Soovin Kim, violin

Sandbox Percussion


BÉLA BARTÓK (1881–1945)

Sonata No. 2 for Violin & Piano, Sz. 76 (1922) (20’)

I. Molto moderato

II. Allegretto

Soovin Kim, violin

Gloria Chien, piano


BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)

Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47 (“Kreutzer”) (35′)

I.Adagio sostenuto Presto

II.Andante con variazioni

III.Finale: Presto

Soovin Kim, violin

Gloria Chien, piano