Past Performances

Brahms Piano Trio, op. 8 in B Major
Jamica’s Songs,  Su Lian Tan  to texts
by Jamaica Kincaid

Monday, October 10, 6:45 - 8:00 PM

Brenda Patterson, soprano
David Bowlin, violin
Darrett Adkins, Cello

Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Claremont McKenna College
385 East 8th Street
Claremont, CA

American Pianist Donald Berman
Launches 2011-2012 Season at Distler Hall

Brings Teaching, Research, Performing Base
Back to Boston

Read the press release.

On the Brinkon the brink: two transformative piano trios
Schoenberg: Verklärte nacht (trans. Steuermann)
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor

Donald Berman, piano
Gil Morgenstern, violin
Ole Akahoshi, violoncello

Friday, September 23, 2011, 8pm
Distler Performance Hall, Granoff Music Center
20 Talbot Avenue, Medford, MA 02155
Admission Free
Free Parking, accessible Red Line T at Davis Square.

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Past Program Offering

When Brahma Sleeps
An evening-length program of electro-acoustic music, featuring the music of Mark Wingate.
Funded in part by a grant from the Argosy contemporary Music Fund.
"Building a Mountain of the Avant-Garde" The New York Times, March 3, 2009

DONALD BERMAN (Sunday) This adventurous pianist has been making news lately. He accompanies the soprano Susan Narucki on an acclaimed recent recording of Ives songs, on the New World label, titled ³The Light That Is Felt.² He is also the artistic director and a pianist for a four-CD set on the Bridge label, ³Americans in Rome,² presenting music by composers who have been fellows at the American Academy in Rome. On Sunday evening, Mr. Berman¹s program, ³When Brahma Sleeps,² offers works that combine piano and electro-acoustics by Mark Wingate, Eric Moe, David Rakowski, Su Lian Tan and Eric Chasalow.

Audio Clips from Past Performances

John Cage: Interlude No. 4Listen
Monadnock Music Festival
Peterborough, New Hampshire

Christopher Theofanidis: Piano Concerto, movement IListen
Belgrade Philharmonic, Belgrade, Serbia
Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra, Columbus, Ohio

Mark Wingate: When Brahma SleepsListen
Music On the Edge, Pittsburgh, PA
Distler Hall, Tufts University

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