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International Contemporary Ensemble
Jörg Widmann, Conductor and Clarinet

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:30 PM Zankel Hall
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Jörg Widmann by Marco Borggreve
Holder of this season's Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair, Jörg Widmann’s talents extend to his tremendous clarinet virtuosity and dynamic conducting style. Experience it all when he is joined by the International Contemporary Ensemble, praised by The New Yorker as “the new gold standard for new music.” Together they reveal the visceral power, energy, droll wit, and daring that make Widmann one of the most exciting voices of our time.

Part of: Fast Forward and Jörg Widmann


International Contemporary Ensemble
Jörg Widmann, Conductor and Clarinet



Liebeslied for Eight Instruments

Air for Solo Horn

Etude No. 2 for Solo Violin

Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, and Piano

Three Shadow Dances for Solo Clarinet

Freie Stücke (Free Pieces)

Jörg Widmann is the holder of the 2019–2020 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall.

In honor of the centenary of his birth, Carnegie Hall’s 2019–2020 season is dedicated to the memory of Isaac Stern in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to Carnegie Hall, arts advocacy, and the field of music.

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