Gabriel Kahane

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Songs written, commissioned for and performed by Gabriel Kahane

A set of brand-new, hot-off-the-press songs written expressly for singer/pianist/songwriter/composer Gabriel Kahane to perform. Composers include Timo Andres, Andrew Norman, Yotam Haber, Joseph Hallman, Chris Thile, Shara Worden, Paola Prestini, Brett Banducci, and Ted Hearne. The evening will also include a set of works written by Mr. Kahane himself, including the world premiere of a new work. Kahane will also sing and perform Schumann’s song cycle Dichterliebe from the piano, offering an innovative and personal interpretation of this extraordinary piece.

These world premiere works were generously commissioned by Linda and Stuart Nelson.

PROGRAM

I.
Durrants
Side Streets
Where Are the Arms?

by Gabriel Kahane

 

II.
Intimacy and Resistance – Ted Hearne
Family Play – Timo Andres
Christopher – Brett Banducci
Birds Undress – Shara Worden
The Valleys – Joseph Hallman
The Fat Man in the Mirror – Gabriel Kahane
Wake Up Poem – Paola Prestini
Once the ocean takes you – Yotam Haber
Don’t Even Listen – Andrew Norman
The Only Interesting Thing Is That I Took Ambien for the First Time – Chris Thile

III.
Dichterliebe – Robert Schumann