Magnetic South Concert: "BÁRTÔK, HIGDON & KOUMENDAKIS"
http://www.intown.com/live-music/concert/magnetic-south-concert-bartok-higdon-koumendakis/p/19036/ Charleston Symphony Orchestra MM/DD/YYYY
-at 7:30pm at the College of Charleston's Simons Recital Hall, 54 St Philip St, Charleston, SC 29401
Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and the College of Charleston Department of Music, presents Bártôk's Sonata for 2 Pianos & Percussion, an iconic early 20th-century repertoire staple, will be performed by guest pianists Beata Moon and Jae Han, with CSO percussion power duo Beth Albert and Ryan Leveille. The program will also include the world premiere of a large ensemble work by Greek composer Giorgos Koumendakis, whose work was featured in the opening ceremonies of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, and a recent piece by American composer Jennifer Higdon highlighting the bassoon within the framework of a true chamber dialogue among violin, cello, and piano, featuring CSO principal bassoonist Josh Baker.
Giorgos Koumendakis (b. 1959)
Five more steps till you fall asleep
Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962)
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion