Bolcom - Introduction & Rondo: Haydn Go Seek - La Jolla Music Society SummerFest 2014

5/25/2015; 11 minutes

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer William Bolcom responded to a commission from the Haydn Trio Eisenstadt with this work, a response to Haydn's many rondos, in which the composer took delight in surprising audiences. Bolcom said that his aim in this music was "to play a constant game of surprise throughout, in as Haydnesque a manner as I could muster from two centuries remove." Recorded on 8/19/2014. (#28882)

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