Anderson & Roe Piano Duo: Danse Macabre
October 31, 2016
Greg Anderson, piano / Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano
The “exhilarating” Anderson & Roe Piano Duo (Gramophone) brings its “monumental sound” (Süddeutsche Zeitung) to Music Mondays in a special Halloween program featuring both classics by Ravel and Rachmaninoff and the duo’s own clever arrangements of music by Saint-Saëns (Danse Macabre), Gluck, Piazzolla, Radiohead, and Michael Jackson (from the album Thriller). Known for performances that are both engrossing and highly “entertaining” (New York Times), when Anderson & Roe heat up, “the music dances off the page” (Gramophone).
Camille Saint-Saëns / Anderson & Roe — Danse Macabre: Bacchanal for Two Pianos
Sergei Rachmaninoff — Suite No. 1 (Fantaisie-tableaux) for Two Pianos, Op. 5
Astor Piazzolla / Anderson & Roe — Oblivion
Astor Piazzolla / Anderson & Roe — Libertango
Michael Jackson / Anderson & Roe — “Billie Jean” from Thriller
Radiohead / Anderson & Roe — “Paranoid Android” from OK Computer
Christoph Willibald Gluck / Anderson & Roe — Ballet from Orphée et Eurydice
Maurice Ravel — La Valse
Watch & Listen
Anderson & Roe get spooky in their own arrangement of Schubert’s Erlkönig:
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