John Luther Adams - Nunataks
Julia Wolfe - Earring
Cage - In a Landscape
David Lang - Cage
Frederic Rzewski - Piano Piece No. 4
Terry Riley - Piano Study No. 1
John Adams - Phrygian Gates
In Rhythmic Kaleidescopes, Zubin Kanga performs a wide variety of American piano music, featuring rhythmic patterns and vibrant colours. It features the classic mimimalist work, Piano Study No. 1 by Terry Riley, the mysterious landscapes of John Luther Adams’ Nunataks and the virtuosic explosion of melody in Rzweski’s Piano Piece No. 4.
The centerpiece of the programme is one of the great post-minimal works – John Adams’ epic masterpiece, Phrygian Gates.