Matt Haimovitz, DJ Olive, Geoff Burleson: "Odd Couple"
Piano Geoff Burleson from the Pittsburgh Big Band Collective
Beethoven Op. 102 No.2 for piano and cello
New commission for cello and DJ TBD
Carter Sonata for cello and piano (1948) (depending what season, or we can
put in a David Sanford Piece, 22 Part 1)
Tod Machover VinylCello, a concerto for cello and DJ (2007)
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Cellist Matt Haimovitz is a musical pioneer. He has inspired classical music lovers and won over countless new listeners to the genre by bringing his artistry to concert halls and clubs, outdoor festivals and intimate coffee houses, any place where passionate music can be heard. Through his visionary approach bringing a fresh ear to familiar repertoire and a warm, human presence to the traditional concert experience; championing new music and initiating groundbreaking collaborations within and beyond the classical domain; recording innovative projects on Oxingale Records and integrating all with a tireless touring schedule; as well as mentoring an award-winning studio of young cellists at McGill University's Schulich School of Music Haimovitz is re-defining what it means to be an artist, for the 21st century.
DJ Olive is known for many sounds. A founding member of We, one of the state's most influential electronic acts to emerge from the U.S. scene in the nineties. He has improvised with literally thousands of world class musicians from Luc Ferrari to Kim Gordon, from Ikue Mori to Jah Wobble, from Jim O'Rourke to Uri Caine, from Alan Vega to John Zorn. From Medeski Martin and Wood to Christian Fennez.
Pianist Geoffrey Burleson is active as a recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber musician and jazz performer. The New York Times has hailed Mr. Burleson's solo performances as "vibrant and compelling", praising his "rhythmic brio, projection of rhapsodic qualities, appropriate sense of spontaneity, and rich colorings." Mr. Burleson made his New York City solo recital debut at Merkin Hall in 2000. He has appeared as concerto soloist with the Boston Musica Viva, Arlington Philharmonic, New England Philharmonic, and the Holland Symfonia in the Netherlands, performing repertoire ranging from Mozart, Weber and Saint-Sans to Gershwin and Klaas de Vries. Mr. Burleson's solo CD, Arthur Berger: Complete Works For Solo Piano (Centaur), received high praise from The New York Times, Gramophone, The Boston Globe and the American Record Guide. Recent projects include Vincent Persichetti: Complete Piano Sonatas, on which all twelve of Persichetti's piano sonatas are united on one release for the first time. He is a core member of Impetus, The New York Art Ensemble, the Boston Musica Viva, and the Pittsburgh Collective. Mr. Burleson teaches piano at Princeton University, and is Assistant Professor of Music and Coordinator of Piano Studies at Hunter College-City University of New York.
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New York, NY 10012
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