Thomas Adès and Gloria Cheng : September 8, 2015, Zipper Hall
two pianos, four hands
György LigetiSonatina (1950), for piano four-hands
Conlon Nancarrow, arr. AdèsStudies No. 6 & 7, for two pianos
Thomas AdèsConcert Paraphrase on Powder Her Face for two pianos
Olivier MessiaenVisions de l'Amen, for two pianos
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