richard valitutto

plays Julius Eastman, Linda Catlin Smith, and others

Wed, 08.05.2024, 20:00 - 23:30 | KM28

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richard valitutto, solo piano, plays works by Julius Eastman, Linda Catlin Smith, Federico Mompou, Michael Finissy, and Frederic Chopin.

richard valitutto plays Julius Eastman’s Piano 2 (the only surviving fully-intact composition for solo instrument by the late queer black American composer); Linda Catlin Smith’s half-hour cycle nocturnes and chorales; and shorter works by Federico Mompou, Michael Finnissy, and Frederic Chopin.

richard valitutto is a Grammy-nominated piano soloist, chamber musician, vocal accompanist, and composer/improviser. Described as a »vivid soloist,« »vigorously virtuosic,« »quietly dazzling,« and »all around go-to new music specialist« (LA Times), his soloistic charisma and flexible collaborative artistry bring dynamic life to scores in the spirit of integrated collaboration and informed understanding.


  • Wed, 08.05.2024, 20:00 - 23:30
  • Break:
  • Doors 20:00 | Concert 20:30

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