Wednesday, May 28, Q2 Music and (Le) Poisson Rouge presented a live video webcast of composer-pianist Timothy Andres in performance with Ensemble LPR and guest conductor Christopher Rountree. The show features music by Andres as well as Ted Hearne, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Benjamin Britten.
Andres and Hearne constitute part of the composer collective Sleeping Giant. Andres, a recent subject of our Q2 Spaces series has composed for Eighth Blackbird, Attacca String Quartet and yMusic among many others. His most recent record "Home Stretch" was released on Nonesuch Records last summer.
Ted Hearne's recent output includes compositions for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, A Far Cry and the European Contemporary Orchestra. This fall, he joins the faculty at the University of Southern California.
Ensemble LPR is the house orchestra for (Le) Poisson Rouge. Recent shows include a triple bill of Jonny Greenwood, Bryce Dessner and Bela Bartok, a tribute to Elliott Carter, and a performance of György Ligeti's Piano Concerto. For this evening, the ensemble is joined by conductor Christopher Rountree, founder of the Los Angeles ensemble Wild Up, and former assistant conductor of the Brooklyn Philharmonic.
Benjamin Britten: Young Apollo, Op. 16
W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K. 414
(cadenzas by Timo Andres)
Timo Andres: Thrive on Routine
Ted Hearne: Law of Mosaics