Check out the final movement of Arturo Marquez’s ‘Fandango’ Violin Concerto, premiered by Anne Akiko Meyers with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl in August 2021.

This piece was the topic of Episode #9 of The Strad Podcast. Anne told The Strad that upon hearing the the music of Marquez, she thought, ‘I must have a violin concert from this person. I need one!’

The mariachi-inspired piece employs plenty of ‘scrubbing’, demanding light, lithe and speedy bow control.

 

Listen: The Strad Podcast Episode #9: Anne Akiko Meyers on new commissions

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