Composition Department Recital with HOCKET
HOCKET, the new music piano duo featuring alumni Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff, presents two works by USC Thornton Composition faculty written for them, including new faculty member Nina Young’s Tête-À-Tête, and a world premiere of Sean Friar’s Come Again. Special guests include Hitomi Oba on tenor saxophone and Derek Tywoniuk on percussion. The recital also features works by Cerrone, Gibson, Oba, and Tywoniuk.
Derek Tywoniuk: like (Write it!) like disaster for percussion, piano, and toy piano
Hitomi Oba: taste, inaugurate! for piano four-hands and tenor saxophone
Sean Friar: Come again for two pianos
Sarah Gibson: our eyes once watered for piano four-hands
Nina Young: tete a tete for two toy pianos and electronics
Christopher Cerrone: Arching Path for two pianos