First Listen: Hilary Hahn, 'In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores'

November 4, 2013
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Hilary Hahn (Courtesy of the artist / Photo by Matthias Bothor)

Hilary Hahn, one of the most artistically restless and resourceful violinists of our time, hatched an idea to restock the old pool of violin encores with fresh new pieces -- not just two or three, but a couple dozen of them, now documented on the album In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores (out Nov. 12) with pianist Cory Smythe.