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LiveSOUNDS: Adam Tendler, piano
February 7 @ 7:00 pm
This event is part of Third Street Piano Department’s “Vision 20-21 Festival” the music of Paul Hindemith. This weekend features the music of Hindemith and his Pulitzer Prize winning student, composer Yehudi Wyner in residency with Third Street students.
Adam Tendler, piano, and Third Street piano faculty perform the complete work of Paul Hindemith’s Ludus Tonalis
A 2019 recipient of the Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists and “remarkable and insightful musician” (LA Times) “joyfully rocking out at his keyboard” (New York Times), pianist Adam Tendler is a recognized interpreter of living and modern composers. A pioneer of DIY culture in classical music, between 2005 and 2006 Tendler performed in all fifty United States as part of a grassroots recital tour he called America 88×50, which became the subject of his memoir, 88×50, a Kirkus Indie Book of the Month and Lambda Literary Award nominee. A presence in all new music and classical genres as a concert soloist, recording artist, speaker and educator, Tendler has also performed the complete major piano works of Aaron Copland and collaborates with the John Cage Trust and Edition Peters in presenting Cage’s work internationally. In 2019 he released the album Robert Palmer: Piano Music on New World Records, and published his second book, tidepools.