A movement from "Etudes constructives" an expansive new work for solo piano by Brian Schober will be given its premiere performance by pianist Margaret Mills, who commissioned it, on Wednesday, December 12 at 8 p.m. at Christ and St. Stephen's Church in New York City. She will also premiere pieces by American composers Richard Wilson, Betty Weishart and Libby Larsen. More info here.
Margaret Mills enjoys an international reputation as a concert pianist, having performed throughout the United States, Europe and China. In addition to her frequent appearances at universities and festivals around the world, Ms. Mills has given solo recitals in Wigmore Hall, London; Brahms-Saal, Vienna; Merkin Concert Hall, Alice Tully Hall and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Her repertoire, spanning the eighteenth to the twenty-first centuries, includes traditional European music alongside newer American works, many of them by women composers, and several world premieres.
"... always sensitive, characterized by big, lustrous sound and secure passagework."
~ Tim Page, The New York Times