Kirill Gerstein, piano, and Thomas Adès, piano and composer

NEC’s Jordan Hall

Kirill Gerstein’s playing is distinguished by a discerning intelligence, great virtuosity, and a clarity of expression. He has been described as “Gloriously free and unfazed by technical difficulties, he made the piano sing…" (Leipziger Volkszeitung). A prolific composer whose work is in demand across the globe, Thomas Adès is also a highly regarded pianist who made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2007.

Program

Claude Debussy En blanc et noir (16 min)
Igor Stravinsky / Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony of Psalms (22 min)
Witold Lutosławski Variations on a theme by Paganini (6 min)
Claude Debussy Lindaraja (6 min)
Thomas Adès Concert paraphrase on Powder Her Face (17 min)
Maurice Ravel La Valse (17 min)

Co-presentation with 

NEC’s Jordan Hall

30 Gainsborough Street, Boston

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