A composer and pianist, Seo's music encompasses contrast through unified, fluid, yet complex compositions.
Gustavo Dudamel Residency Series: Exploring "Art & Faith"
New Work written for the occasion
Quintet in A Major for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581
A concert curated by Gustavo Dudamel, Princeton University Concerts' 2018-19 Artist-in-Residence.
Conductor Sir Georg Solti once said “Mozart makes you believe in God,” and it’s hard to disagree after listening to the absolute perfection of his Clarinet Quintet. As the luminous centerpiece of this program that explores the intersection of art and spirituality, Mozart’s music will be placed side-by-side with that of living Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, whose “holy minimalist” works evoke a kind of meditative transcendence, containing oceans of feeling in their seemingly simple repetitions. A new work by Princeton University faculty composer Juri Seo rounds out this intense, introspective program.
A panel discussion will follow the concert, moderated by Gustavo Dudamel.