Reimagine Beethoven and Ravel - Bridging Yesterday and Tomorrow
Faliks asked 9 composers to create works inspired by Beethoven's Bagatelles opus 126 and Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit. In this mini-course, she discusses the experience of recording the work during the pandemic, and how technology impacted this task. She delves into the piano world each of the nine diverse composers created and introduces their piano music. Finally, she demonstrates how programming today must look not only backwards but ahead. Composers include Peter Golub, Tamir Hendelman, Ian Krouse, Richard Danielpour, Mark Carlson, David Lefkowitz, Paola Prestini, Timo Andres and Billy Childs.