Philip Glass @ 80 will take you on an exquisite 40 year journey through the music world of this celebrated American composer. This recital by Australia's pioneering Glass pianist, Andrew Chubb, will feature works such as the 1970's revolutionary Einstein on the Beach, through to the dynamic Etudes of the current decade.
About the performer
Andrew Chubb is an Australian pianist, composer and educator. He is noted as Australia's pioneer when it comes to the specialised performance of Philip Glass piano music. Since 2003, he has given numerous all-Glass recitals at various cities in Australia and during recital tours to Canada in 2008 and 2013 and gave the Australian premiere performance of Glass's The Hours transcription for piano in 2006.
His interest in promoting contemporary repertoire has also included Australian premiere performances of compositions by Hans Otte, Heins Chur and Andrew Shapiro. In particular, he gave the first Australian performance in 2007 of Otte’s epic 80-minute, The Book of Sounds, on the Australian made Stuart & Sons piano at Newcastle Conservatorium.
Andrew is a recognised composer with radio broadcasts of his work through ABC Classic FM. His music has been commissioned and performed by a number of esteemed musicians nationally and internationally. He is also a passionate piano teacher successfully developing a number of early to advanced level students in both Newcastle and Sydney.
Tickets $17G/$12C/$10S online or $20G/$15C/$10S on the door