Music for Piano Four Hands
Other Minds was pleased to welcome back Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies for a recital of solo and piano four-hands music with real-time interactive projections by Cori O’Lan at Hertz Hall in Berkeley on Saturday, March 5, 2022. The centerpiece of this recital was the West Coast premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s The Firebird suite arranged for piano four-hands by Dennis Russell Davies in 2015.
The program also included shorter solo works by Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Hania Rani, and Kurt Schwertsik (West Coast premiere) and Marc Reibel’s Sakura for piano four-hands (U.S. Premiere). Each work was accompanied by visualized elaborated analysis of frequency spectrum, dynamics, and timings by Austrian artist Cori O’Lan.