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Two Portland Premieres for Bunch

This Spring, Oregon will enjoy two world premieres by composer Kenji Bunch. The Oregon Symphony will premiere Aspects of an Elephant on March 11-13, and the Eugene Ballet will premiere the full evening ballet The Snow Queen in April. Bunch’s first full-length ballet with orchestra, it’s an ambitious project undertaken by Eugene’s Artistic Director, Toni […]

Bunch Symphonies in Chicago

Kenji Bunch descends on Chicago this month with a performance of his Symphony No. 1 with the Chicago Philharmonic, and the world premiere of his Symphony No. 3: Dream Songs with The Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus. Bunch writes about the Symphony: “In 1879, the Smithsonian Institution created the Bureau of American Ethnology, an ambitious […]

Bunch FANTASY on Youtube

Listen to Ittai Shapira play Kenji Bunch’s Fantasy, for Violin and Orchestra, with Charles Hazlewood and the English Chamber Orchestra

Kenji Bunch Concerti Commissions

Next season will bring two new Concerto Commissions for Kenji Bunch. The Orchestra Engagement Lab will be premiering an electric violin concerto written for legendary electric violinist Tracy Silverman. The OEL is assembling an impressive consortium of orchestras that will each give a performance of the work Additional information can be found here. The Corvallis […]