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Ligeti cadenza

Praise for a new cadenza for Ligeti’s 1992 Violin Concerto

Yuri Popowycz served up a surprise for the CMA performance — a masterful new cadenza composed by his fellow Oberlin student Theo Chandler . . . . Chandler’s cadenza fit seamlessly into Ligeti’s musical world and gave Popowycz a final opportunity to play brilliantly before being summarily cut off by the stroke of a wood block. - Daniel Hathaway