SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2022 at 8:00 PM (ET)
IN-PERSON CONCERT, COOLIDGE AUDITORIUM
Please register here for this free event.
Seating will be by general admission. You will receive a confirmation of your registration by email, with information about the Library of Congress Health and Safety Protocols.
The incomparable Margaret Leng Tan, champion of the American avant-garde and renowned for her advocacy of the music of John Cage and works for toy piano, offers a program of works new to the Coolidge stage. George Crumb wrote his first book of Metamorphoses for amplified piano for Tan, and she brings his recently completed second book of Metamorphoses to life here as the centerpiece of the program. We will also hear a revival of a rarely heard and unpublished work by Henry Cowell, as well as a classic work for bowed piano by Christopher Hopkins.
Preconcert Lecture by Steven Bruns, Trego Family Faculty Fellow in the College of Music at the University of Colorado, Boulder: 6:30pm, Whittall Pavilion
Please join us for a Nightcap conversation with Margaret Leng Tan following the performance.
Arched Interiors II
Metamorphoses, Book 2
Explore Related Collections and Resources
- Henry Cowell and the Joys of Noise (blog post)
- Henry Cowell Music Manuscripts. Library of Congress Music Division (finding aid)
- George Crumb. Photograph by Nancy Lee Katz (portrait photo)
- George Crumb’s website in the Performing Arts Web Archive (website)
- George Crumb: From the Faraway, Goodbye (blog post)
- A Timeline to Celebrate Our Third George Crumb Commission (blog post)