From the Rite of Summer Music Festival:
Rite of Summer Music Festival presents the final concerts of its 2014 season as Grand Band performs “A BIGGER PICTURE” on *Saturday, September 6th at Colonels’ Row on Governors Island, NYC. Featuring two free one-hour programs of contemporary six-piano music including the world premiere of Yale composer Ben Wallace’s A Road You Can Go, a circus-like, funk-inspired piece for a panoply of keyboards,
auxiliary percussion, melodicas, toy pianos and a solo keytar, New York premieres by Bang on a Can co-founder Michael Gordon and Grand Band member Paul Kerekes, as well as Steve Reich’s seminal classic Six Pianos. Grand Band is made up of pianists Vicky Chow, David Friend, Paul Kerekes, Lisa Moore, Isabelle O’Connell and ROS Co-Director Blair McMillen.