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NIGHTLITES: Lasting Legacies

Friday, October 13, 2023 7:30pm

Event Description

Compositions with family ties take the Whitney stage, beginning with pre-existing works from the second generation of our Creators Corps family. Gabriel Kahane, well known for blurring the lines between rock and classical, has written a beautifully personal piano concerto for his father, acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Kahane. The piece, called Heirloom, will be performed with the LO by the senior Kahane. Our program ends with an orchestral adventure by popular minimalist composer John Adams whose third movement was inspired by a dream of his daughter (nicknamed Quackie) drifting along in the universe on the shoulder of the mysterious Mr. Eckhardt.

Teddy Abrams, conductor
Jeffrey Kahane, piano

Concert Program:

NKEIRU OKOYE Voices Shouting Out

ALEX BERKO Spiegel Grove

TANNER PORTER “Kin” Excerpt 2: Act 3: Movement 1-2

GABRIEL KAHANE Heirloom (Jeffrey Kahane, piano)

I. Guitars in the Attic
II. My Grandmother Knew Alban Berg


JOHN ADAMS Harmonielehre

Part 1: —
Part 2: The Anfortas Wound
Part 3: Meister Eckhardt and Quackie

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Paul W. Ogle Cultural & Community Center at IUS
4201 Grant Line Rd
New Albany, IN 47150 United States