de Kooning's New York - SOLO OB
Composer: Davidson, Ian
de Kooning's New York
for unaccompanied oboe
by Ian Davidson - American composer and oboist
ABOUT THE MUSIC
de Kooning’s New York was composed between 2020 and 2023, with initial work being done as part of a writing workshop at Texas State University in the spring of 2020.
Each of the four movements is inspired by a painting done by Willem de Kooning in 1955.
de Kooning’s New York was premiered at Texas State University in 2023.
ABOUT THE COMPOSER
Ian Davidson is Regents' and University Distinguished Professor at Texas State University. He also serves a Principal Oboe of the Austin Opera Orchestra and English Horn and Associate Principal Oboe of the Austin Symphony Orchestra.