The Figgs - 10/8/21

Adam Tendler

Date: Friday, July 15, 2022 – 7PM

This concert will take place INDOORS. Seating will be provided. 

General Admission: $35

Senior/Student: $20

Virtual: $15

A performance by an award-winning pianist at MoCA Westport!

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Experience a stellar performance in the context of our Women Pulling at the Threads of Social Discourse exhibition! Gallery seating will be provided, and delicious food and drinks will be available for purchase. Check out the food menu here. 

A recipient of the Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists, a “remarkable and insightful musician” (LA Times), and “relentlessly adventurous pianist” (Washington Post), “joyfully rocking out at his keyboard” (New York Times), Adam Tendler is an internationally recognized interpreter of living, modern and classical composers. A pioneer of DIY culture in concert music who has commissioned and premiered major works by Christian Wolff and Devonté Hynes alike, 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. He maintains a career as a concert soloist, recording artist, speaker and educator. Tendler released an album of piano works by Robert Palmer on New World Records in 2019. He has also recorded performances and masterclasses for the digital music platform, Tido, collaborated with Edition Peters on a new edition of John Cage’s In a Landscape, and released the premiere recording of Edward T. Cone’s 21 Little Preludes. An active presence in all contemporary concert music genres, 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. He released his second book, tidepools, in 2019.  Adam Tendler is a Yamaha Artist.

Program includes:

Missy Mizzoli: Forgiveness Machine (2022)
Aaron Copland: Piano Variations (1930)
Philip Glass: Mad Rush (1979) (in honor of Philip Glass’ 85th Birthday)
Sarah Kirkland Snider: the plum tree i planted still there (2022)
Darius Milhaud: The Album of Madame Bovary (1933), (Alexander Platt, reciter)
Alberto Ginastera: Piano Sonata No. 1 (1952)


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