Modern Beauty

Liv a Little!
August 4, 2018

Modern Beauty
with Gloria Cheng


GRAMMY-winning pianist Gloria Cheng is joined by members of the LA Opera Orchestra: bassoonist Judith Farmer, clarinetist Donald Foster and oboist Jennifer Cullinan for this November 2020 program, broadcast in a series of three episodes for online viewing. Each episode features recently recorded performances and includes interviews and commentary by the composers Billy Childs and Gernot Wolfgang, whose work Decisions .. is a World Premiere. Video introductions from Esa-Pekka Salonen, John Harbison, Stephen Andrew Taylor and Kay Rhie accompany the performances of their works.

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Programs:
EPISODE 1:

BILLY CHILDS
Sonata for Bassoon and Piano

Judith Farmer, Bassoon; Gloria Cheng, Piano

EPISODE 2:

GARLANDS FOR STEVEN STUCKY
(four selections for solo piano)
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Iscrizione
Stephen Andrew Taylor: Green Trees Are Bending
John Harbison: Waltz
Kay Rhie: Interlude

Steven Stucky: Meditation and Dance (clarinet and piano)

Gloria Cheng, Piano; Donald Foster, Clarinet

EPISODE 3:

GERNOT WOLFGANG
Decisions .. (World Premiere)

Jennifer Cullinan, Oboe; Gloria Cheng, Piano
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