Listen: Pianist Sarah Cahill Celebrates Terry Riley with Evening of Tributes

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Pianist Sarah Cahill Pianist Sarah Cahill (Marianne La Rochelle)

On ThursdayJan. 29, pianist Sarah Cahill celebrated the 80th birthday year of iconic minimalist Terry Riley (born June 24, 1935) with a program of pieces written in his honor. 

Cahill premiered tributes composed specifically for the occasion by Pauline Oliveros, Samuel Carl Adams, Christine Southworth, Dylan Mattingly, Danny Clay and Riley's son, guitarist Gyan Riley, as well as some lesser-known works by Riley himself, including Keyboard Studies and The Philosopher's Hand

The concert is part of the LPR (New) Classical Series, which also spotlights septuagenarian composers Philip Glass and Valentin Silvestrov, with pianists Lisa Moore (Jan. 13) and Jenny Lin (Feb. 2), respectively.


Terry Riley - Keyboard Studies

Gyan Riley - Poppy Infinite

Samuel Carl Adams - Shade Studies

Dylan Mattingly - Year

Gyan Riley - Glimpse

Pauline Oliveros - Trilling Piece for Terry

Terry Riley - The Philosopher's Hand

Danny Clay - Circle Songs

Audio engineered and post-produced by Bill Moss.

Comments [3]

Lucy from Berkeley

It's broadcasting on the wrong channel

Jan. 29 2015 08:46 PM

Thank You Q2 for this stream of contemporary elegance and beauty.

Jan. 29 2015 08:44 PM
Damian from United States

There seems to be a problem with the live stream. It hasn't responded for over half an hour.

Jan. 29 2015 08:11 PM

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