Philip Glass wrote twenty Piano Etudes over the course of about twenty years – first just a few, as a birthday gift for conductor Dennis Russell Davies, then as a way of improving his own playing. The composer and four other pianists will be playing the complete collection this Thursday as Stanford Live launches their season at the Bing Concert Hall.
KDFC's The State of the Arts
The Bay Area has some of the world’s best-known performing arts organizations and cultural offerings. Each day, Jeffrey Freymann showcases activities, concerts, soloists and ensembles coming through the area.