Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich
Bartók, Ravel, Birtwistle, Messiaen
Sunday, October 28, 2018
French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the brilliant Yugoslav-born pianist Tamara Stefanovich offer works by Bartók, Ravel and Messiaen, as well as Harrison Birtwistle’s Keyboard Engine, newly commissioned for them. “[Aimard and Stefanovich gave] a breathtaking performance of both profound musical and personal faith and love, and an extraordinary display of bravura pianism” (Bachtrack).
Approximate concert duration: 112 minutes including intermission
Bartók Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos
Ravel Sites auriculaires
Birtwistle Keyboard Engine
Messiaen Visions de l'Amen
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.