ARMISTICE DAY CENTENNIAL
LAWSON Tunes from the Trenches
BARBER Adagio for Strings
WILLIAMS Selections from Saving Private Ryan and War Horse film scores
RAVEL Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
featuring Pianist Andrew Staupe
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, we recall the era and salute all who have served. Listen to the tunes that kept the troops' spirits up and the music that mourns the destruction of war and cries out for an armistice.
Renowned virtuoso Andrew Staupe returns to play the Concerto for the Left Hand, written for a pianist who lost his arm in WWI.
Pianist Andrew Staupe is emerging as one of the distinctive voices of a new generation of pianists. Andrew has appeared as soloist with the Baltimore Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Utah Symphony, Arkansas Symphony, Tallahassee Symphony, and many other orchestras throughout the United States. He has collaborated with distinguished conductors Osmo Vanska, Bobby McFerrin, Jahja Ling, Gerard Schwarz, Andrew Litton, Cristian Macelaru, Larry Rachleff, Lucas Richman, Rossen Milanov, Daniel Hege, and Josep-CaballéDomenech.
Andrew is an Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Utah, and gives frequent master classes around the country. A native of Saint Paul, Minnesota, he earned his Doctorate at Rice University with Jon Kimura Parker, and studied at the University of Minnesota with Lydia Artymiw.