Thursday, November 12 @ 7 PM
Order and Chaos
Matthew Jaskot performs György Ligeti's first book of piano études. These groundbreaking compositions composed in the 1980s continue the rich tradition of concert études (Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, etc.) while also drawing on a variety of inspirations such as Central African polyphony, the player piano music of Conlon Nancarrow, jazz, and fractal geometry among others. The program will be presented in a lecture-recital format, including commentary on each of the six virtuosic works.