Page 1

do c tor of m usical art s r e ci tal

Greg Anderson piano morse recital hall September 29, 2011 Thursday at 8 pm

Music by Bach, Bizet, Rachmaninoff, Radiohead, and Villa-Lobos With the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

Robert Blocker, Dean

g reg a nd ers on ·


September 29, 2011 • Sprague Memorial Hall • Doctor of Musical Arts Recital

Johann Sebastian Bach 1685–1750

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 Allemande Courante Sarabande Gavotte Bourrée Loure Gigue

Sergei Rachmaninoff 1873–1943

Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 28 Allegro moderato Lento Allegro molto intermission

J.S. Bach / Greg Anderson 1685–1750 / b. 1981

Erbarme Dich from the St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

Heitor Villa-Lobos / Anderson 1887–1959

Aria: Lo, at Midnight from Bachianas Brasilieras No. 5

Radiohead / Anderson Formed in 1986

Paranoid Android from OK Computer

Georges Bizet / Anderson 1838–1875

Carmen Fantasy for two pianos

Anderson & Roe Piano Duo: Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe, pianists

As a courtesy to the performers and audience, turn off cell phones and pagers. Please do not leave the hall during selections. Photography or recording of any kind is prohibited.

About the Artist

Greg Anderson is a multifaceted musician whose exploits have attracted the attention of such media outlets as PBS and MTV; Clavier Companion, Listen, and Pianist magazines; and NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion, From the Top, Performance Today, and All Things Considered. Greg’s hundreds of performances have elicited universal acclaim – “the highest level of artistry” (The Star-Telegram), “electrifying and riveting” (The Cyprus Mail), “astounding” (Edmond Life and Leisure), and “gripping… rapturous… thoughtful, passionate” (San Jose Mercury News). He has established a groundbreaking piano duo partnership with Elizabeth Joy Roe, and their unconventional music videos have been viewed millions of times on YouTube. Greg’s compositions and arrangements are featured on the EMI, Sony, E1, and Steinway record labels and have been performed by the National Symphony Orchestra and the 5 Browns, among others. Greg is a Steinway Artist and a graduate of Juilliard and the Yale School of Music. To learn more, please visit Greg’s interactive websites: » »

This performance is in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree.

Upcoming Events

Boris Berman, piano

Yale Jazz Ensemble

october 5

october 10

Morse Recital Hall | Wednesday | 8 pm Horowitz Piano Series Music of Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, and Schoenberg. Tickets $12-22 | Students $6

Morse Recital Hall | Monday | 7:30 pm Fall concert featuring the music of Eddie Sauter and Bill Finnegan. Thomas C. Duffy, director. Free.

Lunchtime Chamber Music New Music New Haven

october 12

october 6 Morse Recital Hall | Thursday | 8 pm Featuring David Lang’s Cheating, Lying, Stealing and Sweet Air. Free.

Center for British Art | Wednesday | 12:30 pm A selection of music for a colorful variety of chamber ensembles. Wendy Sharp, director. Free.

Peter Frankl, Janna Baty & Friends

Lucas Wong, piano

october 9

october 13

Morse Recital Hall | Sunday | 4 pm Faculty Artist Series Peter Frankl, piano, and Janna Baty, soprano; with Ani Kavafian, violin; Ole Akahoshi, cello; and Allan Dean, trumpet. Music of Schumann, De Falla, Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Iván Fischer. Free.

Morse Recital Hall | Thursday | 8 pm Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, transcribed by Franz Liszt; George Crumb: Makrokosmos, Vol. II: Twelve fantasy pieces after the Zodiac.

Concerts & Public Relations: Dana Astmann, Danielle Heller, Dashon Burton New Media: Monica Ong Reed, Austin Kase Operations: Tara Deming, Chris Melillo Piano Curators: Brian Daley, William Harold Recording Studio: Eugene Kimball P.O. Box 208236, New Haven, CT · 203 432-4158

Robert Blocker, Dean

Greg Anderson, piano  

Greg Anderson, piano

Greg Anderson, piano  

Greg Anderson, piano