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Power to the People!
Conrad Tao

Be knocked out by a 20th-century solo masterpiece.


  • Frederic RZEWSKI Which Side Are You On?
  • COPLAND Piano Sonata
  • Intermission
  • Frederic RZEWSKI The People United Will Never Be Defeated!
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About this Performance

No look at the music that has empowered people throughout history would be complete without Rzewski’s epic 36 variations on a Chilean song, which require staggering virtuosity, extended techniques, and unflagging concentration.

This series is endowed by a generous grant from the Colburn Foundation.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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