Violin Virtuoso Yuki Numata Resnick
Described by The New York Times as a player of “virtuosic flair and dexterous bravery,” contemporary violinist Yuki Numata Resnick moves effortlessly between genres. At Big Ears 2015, she was the violin soloist in Max Richter’s Four Seasons: Recomposed as well as playing in ACME, the composer’s touring chamber ensemble. She has played with an all star array of indie rock players including Beirut, Passion Pit, The National, and fellow Big Ears 2017 artists Blonde Redhead. This year, she’ll return to perform again with ACME at Big Ears 2017, playing with Jóhann Jóhannsson and Blonde Redhead as well as the group’s own set. Her solo performance at the festival will include music from her debut album, For Ko: four commissioned pieces by Caleb Burhans, Andrew Greenwald, Clara Iannotta, and Matt Marks with Bach’s Partita No. 1 in B Minor woven through. The live performance will include projections of drawings by Marcel Dzama, inspired by the music.