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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
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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: » andersonpiano.com » andersonroe.com
This performance is in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree.
Boris Berman, piano
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Robert Blocker, Dean