Frederic Rzewski: An Appreciation
February 5, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The iconic composer-pianist Frederic Rzewski was to have given a Piano Spheres recital this coming February in a rare US appearance. On Saturday Feb 5, 2022, pianists Ursula Oppens and Lisa Moore join Piano Spheres core artists, Emerging Artists, and Guest Artists from the last 20 years in a celebration of Rzewski’s music. An open air, four-hour concert/celebration of his life and legacy on the Colburn Plaza starting at 4:00, includes many of his works for piano.
The following concert at Zipper Hall at 8:00 includes the world premiere of “Suite,” commissioned by Piano Spheres, the west coast premiere of “Amoramaro,” the two-piano version of “Winnsboro Cottonmill Blues” performed by HOCKET, and other works to be announced.