May 19, 2017, 10:00 pm

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Since the Mozarts and the Chopins, to Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland the composer-pianist is easy to trace through time. Now, in the 21st century, there is a resurgence in the tradition. Relevant Tones is examining the diverse composer-performer community from Philip Glass to Yiruma.


Loose Changes, by Jed Distler
Quattro Mani

Three Landscapes for Peter Wyer, by Jed Distler
Margaret Leng Tan, Toy piano

Home Stretch, by Timo Andres
Timo Andres, piano; Metropolis Ensemble

Secondhand: Used Poetry, by Jessica Krash
Jessica Krash, piano

Four Movements for Piano Trio, mvts. I Eighth Note=54 and II Quarter Note=66, by Bright Sheng
Bright Sheng, piano; Nicholas Tzavaras, cello; Weigang Li, violin

The Dumbarton Quintet, by Joan Tower
Blair McMillen, piano; Daedalus Quartet