A Piano Riot!
October 9, 2011
About the concert
Think pagan dances, violence, and human sacrifice...back by popular demand: A Piano Riot! This always sold-out concert features music for multiple grand pianos and percussion, most notably, our acclaimed arrangement by Seann Alderking of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring for 4 pianos and percussion. The program also includes Diamond Morning, a work for 2 pianos by South African composer, Shaun Naidoo, and Witold Lutoslawski's Variations on a Theme by Paganini for 2 pianos. Guest artists include Northwest pianists Harold Gray, Susan Smith, and Denise VanLeuven, our own Jeff Payne, and Guest Conductor, David Hattner.
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- Denise VanLeuven, Piano Faculty, Reed College
- Harold Gray, Artistic Director, Portland Piano International
- Susan Smith, Pianist, Third Angle Ensemble
- David Hattner, Music Director, Portland Youth Philharmonic