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Conrad Tao and Caleb Teicher [CONCERT]

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Conrad Tao and Caleb Teicher

Conrad Tao, piano
Caleb Teicher, tap dance


ABOUT THIS CONCERT
This not-to-be-missed evening is the product of a brilliant partnership of two rapidly rising stars. The admirable pianist and composer Conrad Tao is a Lincoln Center Emerging Artist who galvanized New York Philharmonic audiences as the soloist in his Everything Must Go. Caleb Teicher is Dance Magazine’s Best Emerging Choreographer, with compelling recent works cited in The New York Times rundown of Best Dance of 2018. Each earns raves for electric performances; together, they are astonishing in Counterpoints, a program of music and dance both composed and improvised. Dancing to J. S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, “Teicher slaps the pallets with lightning speed, leaping from one to the other for contrast, matching Tao, note for accelerated note." (NPR Music). Teicher’s comment captures the essence of their collaboration: “…it's hard to sense where the music starts and the dancing ends, or where the dancing starts and the music ends. They're just one."



Pre-Concert
Conversation with the Artists
Whittall Pavilion, 6:30 pm



PROGRAM

“Counterpoint”

J.S. BACH
Goldberg Variations, selections, BWV 988
Sarabande from French Suite no. 5 in G major, BWV 816

GERSHWIN
Preludes
Rhapsody in Blue, arr. for solo piano

SCHOENBERG
Five Piano Pieces, op. 23

NOBLE/POWELL/TATUM
Cherokee



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For patrons unable to obtain a reservation, we strongly encourage attendance anyway—while there is no guarantee of seating due to the intimate size of some spaces, patrons are almost always accommodated, especially if they collect a RUSH Space Available pass two hours in advance of the show's start time. In over 99% of cases, all guests are able to be seated, and some seats are ALWAYS available for sold-out performances due to returns and no-shows.

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