John Luther Adams – Nunataks
Julia Wolfe – Earring
Cage – In a Landscape
David Lang – Cage
Frederic Rzewski – Piano Piece No. 4
Terry Riley – Keyboard Study No. 1
John Adams – Phrygian Gates
In Rhythmic Kaleidoscopes, Zubin Kanga performs a wide variety of American piano music, featuring rhythmic patterns and vibrant colours. It features the classic minimalist work, Keyboard Study No. 1 by Terry Riley, the mysterious landscapes of John Luther Adams’ Nunataks and the virtuosic explosion of melody in Rzewski’s Piano Piece No. 4.
The centerpiece of the programme is one of the great post-minimal works – John Adams’ epic masterpiece, Phrygian Gates.