Anderson & Roe Piano Duo
Skyline Piano Artist Series
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30pm
Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and stylish music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience in the 21st century. The duo aims to make classical music a relevant and powerful force around the world, their recent albums When Words Fade, An Amadeus Affair, and The Art of Bach have all received critical acclaim, spending several weeks at the top of the Billboard classical charts. In addition to on NPR and MTV, the duo has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the Chicago Sinfonietta, and has served as webcast hosts for the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
W. A. Mozart (arr. Anderson & Roe), Grand Scherzo (based on the Act I Finale of Così fan tutte)
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Suite No. 1 (Fantaisie-tableaux)
Leonard Bernstein (arr. Anderson & Roe), West Side Story Suite
John Adams, Hallelujah Junction
Anderson & Roe, Hallelujah Variations (Variations on a Theme by Leonard Cohen)
John Lennon & Paul McCartney (arr. Anderson & Roe), "Let It Be"
$30 general public/$10 students with valid IDSold Out
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall
70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.