Pianist Julie Steinberg performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician. An active proponent of new music, her performances of a diverse repertory, that includes music by Olivier Messiaen, Lou Harrison, John Cage, Frederic Rzewski, Henry Cowell and John Zorn have received critical acclaim. Joined by violinist David Abel and percussionist William Winant, she is a member of the Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio, a virtuoso ensemble specializing in new music from the Americas and Pacific Rim. They have commissioned over twenty-five works and they have recordings on both CRI and New Albion. At the Library of Congress, David Abel and Julie Steinberg have premiered works commissioned through the McKim Fund by Ernst Bacon, John Harbison, Steve Mackey and Paul Dresher. She is also pianist with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players with whom she appears regularly and has recently performed works by Luciano Berio, Gerard Grisey, Phillipe Hurel and Phillipe Leroux. Since l980, Ms. Steinberg has appeared many times with the San Francisco Symphony, including the world premiere performances of John Adams’ “Grand Pianola Music” and in April,2000 she was a soloist in Arvo Part’s “Tabula Rasa.” Since l996, she has appeared at Michael Tilson Thomas’ Mavericks concerts, most recently performing the music of George Antheil. Ms. Steinberg has appeared at New Music America, the Ravinia Festival, Japan Interlink, Berlin Inventionen, Lincoln Center Outdoors,and the Salzburg Festival. In Fall, 2002, she performed in Moscow and St. Petersburg with the Paul Dresher Ensemble. Other performances include “Le Sacre du printemps” with the Paul Taylor Dance Company in San Francisco, Seattle, and Paris, and a highly praised solo recital on the Bay Area Pianists series. As an assisting artist, she has performed in master classes with Jean-Pierre Rampal and Mstislav Rostropovich. Julie Steinberg holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from Stanford University, has taught at Sonoma State University, Sacramento State University, Mills College and is currently on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley.
- Tickets Available for Susan Svrcek Recital April 22 8pm
- Vicki Ray Piano Spheres Recital March 18 8:00 p.m.
- Gloria Cheng at Boston Court — The Intrepid Harpsichord on February 7! PS discount available!
- Gloria Cheng and Vicki Ray get Grammy nominations!
- Gloria Cheng Sparkles in Piano Spheres Opening: Mark Swed’s Review
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parkingAll concerts take place in Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School, 200 South Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012. The open air lot at Second St. and Hope is now closed for construction of the Broad Museum. There is limited parking on the streets. Parking on the West side of Olive Street is limited to the underground lot, California Plaza Parking. They have elevators and escalators to Grand. Parking is available at the Disney Hall and the Music Center for $9. Prices for parking are subject to change.
- Piano Spheres programs are made possible, in part, by generous grants from the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., Department of Cultural Affairs-City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Meet the Composer Commissioning Music/USA, and the National Endowment for the Arts.