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Spring/Summer Recap by Elizabeth Roe

The end of the 2014/2015 concert season included the following milestones:

-The close of the Weill Hall Artist-in-Residence fellowship at Sonoma State University's Green Music Center

-Concerts in Korea (LG Arts Center), Japan (Musashino Cultural Foundation), New York (Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival), and cities across the US

-Decoda residency at the Guildhall School in London

-Inclusion in NPR's best tracks of 2015 ("Erbarme Dich" from The Art of Bach), alongside artists like Hilary Hahn, the Kronos Quartet, Alabama Shakes, Sujfan Stevens, and Rihanna

-Webcast hosting of the inaugural Cliburn Junior International Piano Competition in Fort Worth

-Joye in Aiken (formerly Juilliard in Aiken) Festival: appointment as artistic curator

New Concerto Disc on Decca by Elizabeth Roe

Today marks the international release of Elizabeth's album with the London Symphony Orchestra of the Britten and Barber Piano Concertos & Nocturnes on Decca Classics:

The disc will be officially released Stateside on MARCH 17, 2015; the album is available for pre-order on iTunesArkivMusic, and Amazon.

In other news:

*Elizabeth just performed monumental 20th century chamber works with Trio Ariadne, violinist David McCarroll, and flutist Leslie Cullen at the Green Music Center's Sunday at Schroeder Series

*Elizabeth returned to YoungArts Los Angeles to give a master class + talk for some of the country's brightest young musicians at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown LA

*Elizabeth and piano duo partner Greg Anderson gave a CD release party for their latest Bach record at SubCulture in New York City, earning a mention in the Wall Street Journal

*A track from The Art of Bach was also featured on NPR's Deceptive Cadence

*Elizabeth and Greg received a rave review for their subscription performances with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra: "...Roe, as the duo’s spitfire, threw sparks every time she had a solo, tossing off crisp runs and fluid arpeggios..."

*And here is the latest music video by Anderson & Roe:


Latest photos:

2015: New Year, New Endeavors by Elizabeth Roe

2015 is off to an eventful and exciting start, with the following projects and events underway:

The release of the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo's fourth studio album, The Art of Bach:

The Art of Bach, Anderson & Roe's latest album

The start of the final phase of the Sonoma State University residency, including educational concerts throughout Sonoma County:

Elizabeth Joy Roe and Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir perform for students at El Molino High School

An interview with Charles Sepos on KRCB's Curtain Call:

A recital with cellist Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir at the Green Music Center in a program featuring Beethoven's "Bei Männern" Variations and the cello & piano sonatas of Britten and Rachmaninoff

Anderson & Roe's Alaskan debut at the Anchorage Performing Arts Center, plus educational concerts in local schools

The latest press:
With the one-and-only Yo-Yo Ma at the Green Music Center:

Coming up: a release concert for The Art of Bach at New York City's SubCulture, the Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, and Trio Ariadne's presentation of Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire at the Green Music Center. Check the calendar and this page for the latest updates.