Bruce Brubaker

In live performances from the Hollywood Bowl to New York’s (Le) Poisson Rouge, and in continuing recordings for Arabesque — Bruce Brubaker is the new musician, a visionary virtuoso and artistic provocateur. 

Bruce Brubaker plays Mozart with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and performs Philip Glass’s piano music around the world. Brubaker has appeared with Meredith Monk, Nico Muhly, Lorraine Hunt, and John Cage. He was presented by Carnegie Hall at Zankel Hall in New York, at the Gilmore Festival, Wigmore Hall, Tanglewood, and at Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival. His blog "PianoMorphosis" appears at

Bruce Brubaker appears in the following:

Pianist Bruce Brubaker on Molecular Piano Playing

Sunday, September 09, 2012

"Happy 75th Birthday Philip! You've made me a better pianist, a more perceptive musician and let the world hear itself better." It's not idle praise.


Bruce Brubaker Revisited

Monday, July 02, 2012

Few pianists have proven themselves to be more programmatically inventive and musically provocative than our June 2011 pianist-in-residence Bruce Brubaker. Tune in Monday through Thursday for a look back into the illuminating, idiosyncratic and altogether fascinating curatorial mind of this New England Conservatory faculty member and new-music Jedi.

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The Raw And The Cooked

Monday, June 27, 2011

This week on Hammered!, “The Raw and the Cooked.” How do materials get made into art? How do scales, chords and tremolos turn into compelling music? What happens when delicious ingredients are baked, stirred or julienned?

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Monday, June 20, 2011

This month's Hammered! pianist-in-residence, Bruce Brubaker explores the concept of piano as "Portal:" Music lets us travel through time and space in many ways, by allowing us to hear in many different ways.

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Few pianists have proven themselves to be more programmatically inventive and musically provocative than this month's Hammered! pianist-in-residence, Bruce Brubaker. This week, Brubaker explores drones in music, from La Monte Young to Nico Muhly.

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Something Borrowed

Monday, June 06, 2011

The programmatically inventive and musically provocative pianist Bruce Brubaker is your host on this month's Hammered! Open your ears all June for four week-long programs that Brubaker curates for Q2.

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