Entries from February 2018

505 :: 2 March 2018 :: Xenakis!

February 28th, 2018 · No Comments

Tonight, Richard Friedman presents four rarely heard pieces by the Xenakis. Iannis Xenakis  (1922-2001) – engineer, mathematician, architect, composer Tracées (1987) for large orchestra    Arturo Tamayo, cond. Philharmonic Orchestra of Luxembourg    Timpani/OPL 2002/2009  5C1177     (5:22) Linaia-Agon (1972) for trombone, horn, tuba    Group 7090    Orgelpark Records 011-2012    (15:02) Ata (1987) for large orchestra    Arturo Tamayo, Philharmonic […]

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504 :: February 22, 2018 :: PIANO(S)

February 20th, 2018 · No Comments

On this program, Richard Friedman, presents two ways to look at the piano.   Alvin Curran: For Cornelius     Yvar Mikhashoff, piano. Mode 49 Henri Dutilleux: Figures Résonances; Preludes    Robert Levin, ECM 2105 Alvin Curran: The Last Acts of Julian Beck    Yvar Mikhashoff, piano.  Mode 49 Alvin Curran will be performing with Clark Coolidge at the […]

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503 :: 16 February 2018 :: Everything That Rises

February 13th, 2018 · No Comments

Richard Friedman presents John Luther Adams’ new string quartet, his fourth, “Everything That Rises” just released on Cold Blue Music. John Luther Adams:  String Quartet #4 “Everything That Rises”   JACK Quartet – Cold Blue Music  CB0051 Everything That Rises, commissioned by SFJAZZ and the JACK Quartet, is an ever-in-motion virtuosic just-intonation work built of a series […]

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502 :: 9 February 2018 :: Pierre Boulez

February 6th, 2018 · No Comments

Richard Friedman continues sampling the legacy of the postwar avant garde. Tonight, music by Pierre Boulez (1925-2016)   Boulez: Notations 1-4 (1945) Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano alternating with orchestral version with Daniel Barenboim and the Orchestre de Paris – Erato 2292-45493 (1990) Boulez: Sur Incises (1998) Boulez, Ensemble Intercontemporain – DG 289 463 475 (2000) Boulez: Notations 8-12 Pierre-Laurent […]

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