Anderson & Roe Piano Duet

Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century. Described as “the intense synchronization of genius” (ThirdCoast Digest) and “the most dynamic duo of this generation” (San Francisco Classical Voice), the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo aims to make classical music a relevant and powerful force around the world.

Together they have appeared on MTV’s Total Request Live, NPR’s All Things Considered and From the Top, APM’s Performance Today, the Cliburn Concert Series, the Gilmore and the Gina Bachauer International Piano Festivals, and dozens of summer chamber music festivals. Their album, When Words Fade (Steinway Label), was released to critical acclaim in 2012 and spent over a dozen weeks at the top of the Billboard Classical Charts, while their Emmy-nominated, self-produced music videos have been viewed by millions on YouTube.

Mr. Anderson and Ms. Roe met at the Juilliard School, where they both earned their bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

… an electrifying performance that swept the audience into a cheering mass of humanity…

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Concert Program

LaSells Stewart Center —  February 21, 2016

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Ferruccio Busoni
Duettino Concertante (based on the finale of the Piano Concerto in F major, K. 459)

Franz Schubert / Anderson & Roe
“Ave Maria,” D. 839

Johannes Brahms
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56b
Theme. Andante
Variation I. Andante con moto
Variation II. Più vivace
Variation III. Con moto
Variation IV. Andante con moto
Variation V. Poco presto
Variation VI. Vivace
Variation VII. Grazioso
Variation VIII. Poco presto
Finale. Andante

Maurice Ravel
La Valse

Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, & Nile Rogers / Anderson & Roe
“Lose Yourself to Dance” from Random Access Memories

Michael Jackson / Anderson & Roe
“Billie Jean” from Thriller

George David Weiss & Bob Thiele / Anderson & Roe
“What a Wonderful World”

Astor Piazzolla / Anderson & Roe
Primavera Porteña
Oblivion
Libertango

Johannes Brahms / Anderson & Roe
Virtuoso Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F-sharp minor

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