Premiere of the Month: Britta Byström’s new violin concerto for Janine Jansen

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Day and night inspire a new violin concerto

‘I knew that in this work, I wanted to have two sorts of music and convey this feeling of going towards darkness,’ says Swedish composer Britta Byström about her new violin concerto Shortening Days for Dutch violinist Janine Jansen. ‘So the idea of day and night was very appealing.’…

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