I'll be performing my own "In My Own Hands" alongside music by Catherine Phang, Fabian Beltran, Jihye Lee, Vasko Dukovski, and Su Jin Kang.
Three performances of a new multimedia opera production by PATH New Music Theater. I recorded the piano part for the music, by a team of six composers (Longfei Li, Yangzhi Ma, Peter Kramer, Meng Wang, James Diaz, and Reiko Füting). More information here.
My dear friends – Amber Evans, Caitlin Cawley, Humay Gasimzade, Ford Fourqurean, Issei Herr, and Sam Zagnit – gave the first performance of my "What Goes Unsaid", on a program of works by composer-performers and improvisers, Aaron Garcia, Anna Heflin, Shelley Washington, Sam Zagnit, Caitlin Cawley, and Ford Fourqurean. More information here.
Excited (and mortified) to be performing Milton Babbitt's magnificent A Solo Requiem with Amber Evans (soprano) and Edward Forstman (piano).
Program also includes works by Andrew Norman, Bun-Ching Lam, Toru Takemitsu, and Iannis Xenakis. Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music. Admission is free.
Preconcert talk at 7, music at 7:30.
Ensemble piano in a performance of Philippe Leroux's "VOI(REX)" for soprano and small ensemble, accompanying the fabulous Amber Evans. Other works on the program include premieres by Lisa Atkinson, Christopher Healey, Fionn Connolly, Jakob Bragg, as well as works by Saariaho and Nono.
Manhattan School of Music
Bossi Comelli-Studio (7:30 PM), Greenfield Hall (~8:30PM)
My final concert of the semester! I'll be playing music by Eric Wubbels ("alphabeta") and Alvin Singleton ("Inside-out"); the rest of this thrilling program includes works by Elliott Carter ("A Mirror in Which to Dwell"), Philippe Hurel ("Loops III"), and Melinda Wagner ("Wick").
Free admission. Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music.
I'll be playing Finola Merivale's "blinding blizzards, blurring, broken", alongside solo and ensemble works by Martin Hiendl, Bethany Younge, Saad Haddad, and Louis Goldford. This concert is part of an ongoing collaboration between members of the Manhattan School of Music Contemporary Performance Program and the composition fellows at Columbia University.
The concert will take place at Scholes Street Studio, in Brooklyn.
Thrilled to be joining a squad of intrepid pianists in an evening of contemporary works for two pianos: I'll be playing on Hans Tutschku's truly epic "Irrgärten" with Brian Daurelle, and Magnus Lindberg's improvisatory fantasy "Play 1" with Humay Gasimzade. The program also includes works by Mary Ellen Childs, Witold Lutoslawski, and a new commission from Victor Baez, performed by Edward Forstman, Han Lee, Sindy Yang.
Free admission. Ades Performance Space, Manhattan School of Music.
Playing some of my favorite orchestral music ever, and with a bucket-list keyboard part to boot: Copland's Appalachian Spring (with dancers), alongside two works by Jean-Philippe Rameau. A happy farewell to a great season with the American Youth Symphony.
AYS takes Disney Hall! Works by Esa-Pekka Salonen and Igor Stravinsky, with guest composer and soloist Steve Vai. Reserve tickets at www.aysymphony.org.
I'll be playing keyboards with the American Youth Symphony on music by recent video game composers (Takeshi Furukawa, Austin Wintory, and Jason Graves), as well as the music that inspired them (Britten and Stravinsky). Tickets can be reserved for free at www.aysymphony.org.