The first concert in a series of three events celebrating the centenary the first edition of Charles Ives’ most important and iconic composition for the piano, the Piano Sonata No. 2: Concord, Mass., 1840-60. In each of these events, a new work commissioned in honor of this anniversary will be paired with a piano sonata by Ives.
Newly commissioned composers include Jason Eckardt (October 2019 premiere), Steven Roens (January 2020 premiere), Inés Thiebaut (January 2021 premiere) and Anthony Green (January 2021 premiere).
Ives Selected Studies
Steven Roens Commissioned Work
Ives Piano Sonata No. 1