Frederic Rzewski: An Appreciation

Zipper Concert Hall and the Colburn Plaza 200 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles

The iconic composer-pianist Frederic Rzewski was to have given a Piano Spheres recital this coming February in a rare US appearance. Now rescheduled to Saturday April 16th, 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.

Jan 24th – HOCKET: Exploded Pianos

Zipper Concert Hall 200 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA, CA

Sadly, HOCKET's performance originally scheduled for May 10th has been postponed until our 2022/23 season. I've you've purchased tickets already we will be in touch with you.


Zipper Concert Hall 200 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA, CA

Pianist Vicki Ray goes ELECTRIC, with special guest Piano Spheres artist Aron Kallay. The program includes works by João Pedro Oliveira, Josh Biggs, Ben Phelps, and a tribute to the late composer William Kraft. João Pedro Oliveira: Titanium William Kraft: Requiescat Josh Biggs: Sound Ribbons for Vicki Ray Ben Phelps: Sometimes I Feel Like My […]


Thayer Hall at the Colburn School 200 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA

Mari Kawamura presents "Ma," an ancient Japanese concept concerning space and time. Music by Takemitsu, Xenakis and the premiere of a new commission by Karen Tanaka.

FREE Emerging Artist Workshop with Leonard Hayes

Pasadena Conservatory of Music 100 N Hill Ave, Pasadena

Piano Spheres' Stein Resident Artist Dr. William Chapman Nyaho will lead a workshop with pianist and USC Doctoral Student Leonard Hayes at Barrett Hall, Pasadena Conservatory of Music. This workshop will include discussions between Dr. Chapman Nyaho and Mr. Hayes about how to prepare for his March 7th concert at Thayer Hall. Ideas of technique, interpretation and working with a commissioned […]


Thayer Hall at the Colburn School 200 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA

Mentored by William Chapman Nyaho Emerging Artist Leonard Hayes presents Statements, Spirituality and Sentiments, musical gems of the European and African Diaspora. This program explores the cultural and musical idioms of piano works by George Walker, Robert Nathaniel Dett, Ellis Marsalis, Margaret Bonds, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson and Johannes Brahms along with comments and anecdotes from the […]

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