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Anthony de Mare, Piano and Conrad Tao, Piano, at 92Y
Sunday March 29, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm$65.00
Anthony de Mare continues the celebration, paying tribute to the musical genius of Stephen Sondheim in his 90th year.
This concert features more world premieres from the newly commissioned Liasons2020 collection as well as works from his acclaimed Liaisons project, a remarkable compendium that featured 36 Sondheim songs re-imagined for piano by some of today’s leading composers. At this special concert, virtuoso Conrad Tao joins de Mare as both guest pianist and composer, performing Steve Reich’s Finishing the Hat – Two Pianos and the world premiere of Tao’s own two-piano version of Move On.
Conrad Tao, “Move On” (Sunday in the Park with George) (92Y commission; world premiere)
Jon Batiste, “The Gun Song” / “The Ballad of Booth” (Assassins) (world premiere)
Kevin Puts, “Being Alive” (Company) (world premiere)
Mark Bennett, “Everybody Says Don’t” (Anyone Can Whistle) (world premiere)
Steve Reich, Finishing the Hat—Two Pianos
Plus other works from the original Liaisons: Re-imagining Sondheim from the Piano by WYNTON MARSALIS, DEREK BERMEL, KENJI BUNCH, and othersers