for solo violin(2008)
|Commission||Commissioned by the Holland/America Music Society|
|Premiere||June, 2008; 2008 Holland/America Music Society International Violin Competition, DePaul Concert Hall, Chicago IL; semifinalists of the competition|
Commissioned by the Holland America Music Society as the compulsory piece of its 2008 International Violin Competition, ignis fatuus (translation: foolish light; also known as “will-o’-the-wisp” or feau follet) is an extensive exploration of polyphonic textures for solo violin using Paganini's Caprice No. 6 as a non-literal point of departure.