Fall New York Performances from Conrad Tao

Fall New York Performances from Conrad Tao

On October 30, Conrad takes a break from the piano to perform a program of electronic music at Roulette, in collaboration with improviser and vocalist Charmaine Lee

Conrad also makes his Lincoln Center debut with a solo piano recital on December 3, featuring music by Bach, Jason Eckardt, Rachmaninoff and Beethoven

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 — New York, NY – Pianist and composer Conrad Tao will have a pair of performances in New York City this fall. The first will take place on October 30 at Roulette in Brooklyn, with the premiere of a new work entitled Ceremony, developed in collaboration with improviser and vocalist Charmaine Lee. Forgoing the piano entirely, Conrad will perform on electronics, using spatialization, live signal processing, and fixed media to explore a variety of sonic environments — each a meditation on the visceral tactility of vocal and electronic sound. Ceremony is a celebration of hybridity, weaving together diverse influences from ASMR, drone, ambient, and the 80s power ballad.

Following that, Conrad will make his Lincoln Center debut on December 3 with a program that fuses Baroque, Romantic and Contemporary music. The mood is set with J.S. Bach’s virtuosic and improvisational Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, which paves the way for Jason Eckardt’s richly dissonant Echoes’ White Veil, Rachmaninoff’s hauntingly beautiful Etude-Tableau in A minor, Op. 39 No. 2, and Beethoven’s tragic yet euphoric Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110.

 

LISTING INFORMATION

OCTOBER 30, 2017 | MONDAY at 8:00 pm

Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn

CERMONY WITH CHARMAINE LEE

INFO: http://www.roulette.org | 917.267.0368 
TICKETS: General Admission $20; Members/Students/Seniors $15; $25/20 Tickets at the door (tickets can be purchased online or at the door)

 

DECEMBER 3, 2017 | SUNDAY at 11:00 am

Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater | 165 W 65th St, New York, NY 10023

SOLO PIANO RECITAL: BACH, ECKARDT, RACHMANINOFF, & BEETHOVEN

INFO: http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/conrad-tao-piano | 212.721.6500
TICKETS: $22

 

ABOUT CONRAD TAO

Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, performing to universal acclaim from critics and audiences alike. His accolades and awards include being a Presidential Scholar in the Arts, a YoungArts gold medal-winner in music, a Gilmore Young Artist, and an Avery Fisher Career Grant-winner. With each passing year, the former prodigy continues to emerge as a mature, thoughtful and thought-provoking artist, confidently pushing boundaries as a leading performer, composer, curator, and commissioner, championing new music while continuing to present core repertoire in a new light.

Conrad Tao - A Walk (for Emilio) - Live

Conrad Tao: "Which Side Are You On?" by Frederic Rzewski (Live at Interlochen)

WGBH Music | Conrad Tao – Bach Toccata in F sharp minor BWV 910

TSIAJ Trio (Conrad Tao, Stefan Jackiw, Jay Campbell) - Ives: Piano Trio, mvt 2