In advance of a concert featuring his complete works for amplified speaking pianist, the composer Jerome Kitzke talks about this unique body of work with Sarah Cahill, one of the participants.
About Sarah Cahill
Sarah Cahill has commissioned, premiered, and recorded numerous compositions for solo piano. Composers who have dedicated works to her include John Adams, Terry Riley, Frederic Rzewski, Pauline Oliveros, Yoko Ono, and Ingram Marshall, and she has also premiered pieces by Lou Harrison, Julia Wolfe, Toshi Ichiyanagi, George Lewis, Leo Ornstein, and many others. Her radio show, Revolutions Per Minute, can be heard every Sunday evening from 8 to 10 pm on KALW, 91.7 FM in San Francisco. She is on the faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory and curates a monthly series of new music concerts at the new Berkeley Art Museum.
Entries by Sarah Cahill
Sarah Cahill, a celebrated pianist, radio host, and journalist based in the Bay Area, shares her thoughts about Garden of Memory, an annual summer solstice event she and friends guide each year in Oakland.