The 76-year-old Belgium-based contemporary-music giant will perform a pair of half-hour works for solo piano – one new, the other a classic. The glimmering and gorgeous Dreams, Part 1 (2012-13) was inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s film of the same title. Four Pieces (1977) is an epic reinterpretation of Rzewski’s earlier The People United Will Never Be Defeated!, 32 variations on Sergio Ortega’s famous resistance anthem.
Thu., May 29, 8 p.m., 2014
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 28, 2014