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GAIA - Piano Music and Art

Classical, Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms), Acoustic

Named after the ancient Greek deity personifying the Earth, GAIA is the final program of Kaleidoscope MusArt’s 2017-18 concert season "Out of Doors." Honoring Earth Day, the program draws together piano works by Bartók, Scriabin, Feldman, Ornstein, Debussy, Murail and the world premiere of Funrunner by Joseph Klein. Distinguished musicologist Frank Cooper will provide the historical context of the compositions performed by Alan Johnson, Redi Llupa, Inesa Gegprifti, Maria Sumareva, Joana Gonzalez and Larisa Soboleva. Projections of artworks by Sebastian Spreng will accompany selected pieces offering a visual dimension to the sonic experience. Program: Morning in the Woods, Autumnal Fantasy - Leo Ornstein. Nature Pieces - Morton Feldman. Piano Sonata No. 10, Op. 70 - Alexander Scriabin. Intermission. Feuilles mortes, Bruyčres - Claude Debussy. La Mandragore - Tristan Murail. Der Saus Und Braus [Funrunner] - Joseph Klein (World Premiere). Out of Doors - Béla Bartók. Tickets may be purchased online or in person at the New World Center box office. General Admission: $30. Seniors (60+): $20 | Use code SENIOR to reserve online. Students (18+) : $5 | Use code RUSH to reserve online. Youth under 18: Free | Tickets are available at the box office only, with a valid ID. Note: A valid photo ID is required to retrieve all will-call tickets and/or to apply youth, student, or senior discounts when purchasing in person at the New World Center box office.