The Kennedy Center commissions Jessica Lang to create a new work for JLD with the National Symphony Orchestra!
March 5, 2013
In a press conference this morning, Michael Kaiser, President of the Kennedy Center announced the full 2013/14 season, which includes a world premiere by Jessica Lang with the National Symphony Orchestra.
“Two other co-commissions will be featured in NEW MOVES: Symphony + Dance, a two-week festival of three programs of American music. Each program features new American musical works, as well as newly commissioned choreography from contemporary dance artists such as Larry Keigwin, Jessica Lang, and jookin’ artists from the New Ballet Ensemble.”
Lang will create a new work for her own company, Jessica Lang Dance to John Adam’s Violin Concerto, to be performed with the National Symphony Orchestra and soloist Leila Josefowicz, at the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall on May 16 and 17, 2014.
Kennedy Center Press Release: http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/newseason/PressRelease.pdf
Information on the performance: http://www.kennedy-center.org/events/?event=NOAMC