Thomas Adès and Gloria Cheng : September 8, 2015, Zipper Hall

two pianos, four hands

  • György Ligeti

    Sonatina (1950), for piano four-hands
  • Conlon Nancarrow, arr. Adès

    Studies No. 6 & 7, for two pianos
  • Thomas Adès

    Concert Paraphrase on Powder Her Face for two pianos
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Visions de l'Amen, for two pianos

Piano Spheres’ programs are made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs and by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. Programs are also made possible, in part, by grants from the Colburn Foundation; Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation; New Music USA; The Aaron Copland Fund for Music and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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