Saturday, July 16, 2011

Errollyn Wallen in 'The Girl in My Alphabet': 'US premiere of original version: 2 pianos, eight hands Tanglewood' Aug. 5

[The Girl In My Alphabet; Errollyn Wallen: composer, piano and voice; Avie 49 (2004) (70:00) Errollyn Wallen adds: "This is actually a chamber music CD (A portrait disc) which contains The Girl In My Alphabet which is for two pianos. So it's eponymous."]

The Girl in My Alphabet
US premiere of original version: 2 pianos, eight hands Tanglewood Music Festival, USA”

“Wednesday, August 3 to Sunday, August 7 – Festival of Contemporary Music
The 2011 Festival of Contemporary Music (FCM), with programs this year chosen by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Charles Wuorinen, takes place over six programs, August 3-7.” “The 2011 FCM programs will encompass a mix of early-, mid-, and late-career composers, and 16 of the 20 featured composers are American...” “Works by British composer Brian Ferneyhough (August 4) and Belize-born British composer Errollyn Wallen (August 5) will also be included.”

“Friday, August 5, 2:30 p.m. Ozawa Hall
Tanglewood Music Center Fellows
Errollyn Wallen, piano
Stephen Drury, piano

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