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Rudin's MASHA'S ARIAS for soprano, cello, and piano, performed by CHRISTINE MOORE. Also on the program, works by Pärt, Hovhaness, DelTredici, Gubaidulina, Donald Hagar, Ljuba Nikolic, Ana Milosavljevic.
Rudin: CELLO SONATA and works by Maggio, Ball, Lidstrom, Garwood, Sivan
CHIAROSCURO (Septet) by Andrew Rudin With works by Aaron Kernis, and Tania Leon
Cellist Sam Magill in recital with pianist Beth Levin. Program includes Debussy SONATA, Bruch's ADAGIO ON CELTIC MELODIES, and Converse's rarely heard SONATA, in addition to Andrew Rudin's SONATA, which Magill and Levin premiered last May at Lincoln Center.
Network For New Music presents THE POETRY OF SOLO, featuring Anthony Orlando playing PORTENTUM by Andrew Rudin, along with 6 other star soloists. Poets Jeanne McGinn and Lamont Dixon will perform poems reacting to the music.
Label: Centaur, Innova
Bio: Andrew Rudin (roo-DEEN) began composing music in the 1950’s as a Texas teen-ager. After attending The University of Texas studying with Kent Kennan and Paul Pisk, and the University of Pennsylvania studying with George Rochberg, Ralph Shapey, Hugo Weisgall, Karlheinz Stockhausen, he gained early...See Full Bio
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“Rudin began his career with electronic music, but his works on the University of the Arts program were all rooted in the standard chamber tradition. His sonata for violin and piano that ended the evening included moments that reminded me of Ravel. Rudin’s 1975 Museum Pieces for piano deliberately looked backward and contained sections modeled after Schumann and Schubert. Such a comparison may make it sound as if the composer is merely imitating older masters. But in Rudin’s case, the comparison is purely descriptive— a shorthand way of communicating his music’s overall effect. Rudin achieves the kind of impact Ravel and Schumann achieved, but he does it in his own way. Rudin sounded just as creative working with ultra-traditional combinations, like cello and piano, which were deployed in most of the works on the program. His long sonata for violin and piano put a fiery young violinist, Miranda Cuckson, through a marathon workout and closed the concert with a glowing fina”