Tue, May 25



Living Composers: An Evening with the Keyboard Studies Department

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Living Composers: An Evening with the Keyboard Studies Department

Time & Location

May 25, 2021, 7:00 PM PDT


About the Event

Keyboard Studies Department presents Solo Works for Piano

Tuesday, May 25th, 7:00 PM | Thornton/LIVE

Keyboard Studies Department presents an evening of contemporary solo works for piano, including the world premiere of "TouchScape" by Thornton faculty member Alan Louis Smith.

Please open the Thornton/LIVE homepage - https://www.thorntonlive.usc.edu - to watch the event at the scheduled time. Use the yellow bars on the right hand side of the video player to increase volume.

*All performances adhered to required health & safety guidelines regarding social distancing. Featured ensembles have chosen to quarantine together.


Prelude and Fugue in a-flat minor

Composed by Marc-André Hamelin

Performed by Christopher Richardson

Fantasia on an Ostinato

Composed by John Paul Corigliano

Performed by Clarice Kwan

Selections from The Sacred Woods

II. "Warriors of Old"

III. "The Old Fisherman"

IV. "Swings in the Valley"

Composed by Bradley Kirkendall

Performed by Tracy Wong

How Can I Live in Your World of Ideas?

Composed by Timo Andrés

Performed by Anthony Cardella

Tico Tico No Fuba

Composed by Zequinha de Abreu

Arranged by Marc-André Hamelin

Performed by Daniel Mangiaracino



Composed by Alan Louis Smith

Performed by Wayne Yang

Four Dances of Nasreddin Hodja, Op.1

I. "Devr-i Turan"

II. "Devr-i Hindi"

III. "Bektasi Raksani"

IV. "Sarki Devr-i Revâni Velvelesi"

Composed by Fazil Say

Performed by Misaki Saito

Paganini Variations

Composed & Performed by Matthew Krell