Saturday, August 1, 2009

Gust Burns & Adrienne Varner

Two local pianists of diverse musical persuasions come together for an evening of varied music spanning the last century to the present moment. Adrienne Varner performs Henry Cowell's Three Irish Legends (1912, 1919, 1922), Leo Ornstein's Impressions of Notre Dame (part 1) (1914), Jarrad Powell's Islands, Uluru Wild Fig Song, and Etude: Uncertain Descent (1981, 1986, 2001), and Lou Harrison's Reel (Homage to Henry Cowell) (1982). Gust Burns presents the premiere performance of his own itlegy neshes (2009).

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