Violinist Joshua Bell To Perform With New York Philharmonic At US Premiere Of His New Suite, ‘The Elements’

Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell will perform at the U.S. premiere of his newly commissioned suite, The Elements, for violin and orchestra, with the New York Philharmonic this weekend.

The suite has five movements by Jake Heggie (fire), Jennifer Higdon (air), Edgar Meyer (water), Jessie Montgomery (space) and Kevin Puts (earth, earth reprise and finale).

The work, Bell’s management said, “draws its inspiration from the five classical elements and preserving the beauty of our natural world.”

It had its world premiere with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg, Germany, September 1-2, and was next performed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic September 8-9. After its performances by

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