Saturday, November 13, 2010
Ann Cummings & Talman Welle
Pianists Talman Welle and Ann Cummings play solo on the first portion of the program, with Welle playing Hommage to Chopin (1949) and Rudepoema (1921-1926), by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos; Cummings presents her signature, multi-media presentation of selections which include a Hungarian folk song by Bartok, Woodland Sketches, Opus 51 A Deserted Farm by MacDowell, Preludes, Opus 11, No. 16 Misterioso, by Skrjabin, Hesitation Tango, by Barber and Toccata, Opus 15 by Muczynski. Cummings and Welle then team up for Ligeti's Five Pieces.