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Sarah Cahill at Constellation

  • Constellation 3111 North Western Avenue Chicago, IL, 60618 United States (map)

Frequency Series Presents Sarah Cahill

In celebration of composer Lou Harrison’s 2017 centennial, “sterling pianist and intrepid illuminator of the classical avant-garde” (The New York Times) Sarah Cahill will perform a range of favorite and unpublished works by Lou Harrison as well as music by his friends and colleagues. ahill had the opportunity to work with Harrison several times at his home and has championed many of his works for piano. Over forty composers have dedicated works to Cahill, including John Adams, Terry Riley, Pauline Oliveros, Julia Wolfe, Yoko Ono, Annea Lockwood, and Ingram Marshall. She has also premiered pieces by Lou Harrison, Toshi Ichiyanagi, George Lewis, Leo Ornstein, and many others. er discography includes over twenty albums on the New Albion, CRI, New World, Tzadik, Albany, Innova, Cold Blue, Other Minds, and Pinna labels. Cahill’s radio show, Revolutions Per Minute, can be heard every Sunday evening from 8 to 10 pm on KALW, 91.7 FM in San Francisco. Cahill is on the piano faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory and curates a monthly series of new music concerts at the new Berkeley Art Museum.

“As tenacious and committed an advocate as any composer could dream of…” – San Francisco Chronicle