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Just in Time: Conrad Tao & Charmaine Lee

Monday | September 27 2021 | 7:30 pm

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"...two iconoclastic virtuoso composer-performers whose past collaborations have proved unpredictable, whimsical, and consistently gratifying."  (The New Yorker)

Program

Voice & Violin Improvisation
Charmaine Lee & Conrad Tao

JOHANNES BRAHMS  –  Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2 (1893)
Conrad Tao

CONRAD TAO  –  For the Beach (2021)
Charmaine Lee & Conrad Tao

FREE performance
Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer and has been dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by the New York Times. A 2020-21 Kaufman Music Center Artist-in-Residence, he is the recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and was named a Gilmore Young Artist—an honor awarded every two years highlighting the most promising American pianists of the new generation.

Charmaine Lee is a New York-based vocalist from Sydney, Australia. Her music is predominantly improvised, favoring a uniquely personal approach to vocal expression concerned with spontaneity, playfulness and risk-taking. Beyond extended vocal technique, Charmaine uses amplification, feedback and microphones to augment and distort the voice.

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