Charles Amirkhanian Collection ➔ Composer-to-Composer Festival: Composer Introductions (July 13, 1991)

Digital Audio

Event Type
Lectures and Panel Discussions
C Amirkhanian
Program Series
Composer-to-Composer Festival
Program Length
94 min
1991-07-13 | created
In this composer introduction, the participating artists of the 1991 Composer-to-Composer Festival introduce each other, after having the time to get acquainted and share ideas during the private discussions in the week preceding the concerts.

Each composer introduces and provides a short overview of one of their artistic colleagues. Excerpts of musical selections are also played. The admiration and respect the artists have for each other comes out in these discussions which range from endearing to hilarious, and generally inspiring. The line-up of introductions included:

Paul Dresher presents Fred Ho
Janice Giteck presents Tom Zé
Pamela Z presents John Lifton
Tom Zé presents Paul Dresher
Alicia Terzian presents Charles Amirkhanian
Fred Ho presents Pamela Z
Zakir Hussain presents Eleanor Alberga
Louis Andriessen presents G.S. Sachdev
John Lifton introduces Alan Hovhaness
Zakir Hussain presents Janice Giteck
Eleanor Alberga presents Zakir Hussain
Paul Dresher presents Louis Andriessen
Charles Amirkhanian presents Alicia Terzian

This was likely one of the morning panels on Saturday, July 13, 1991.
Chamber music
Orchestral music
World music
Composers -- 20th century
Music festivals