June 4, 2021 7:30 PM
Aaron Diehl, piano and Clara Yang, piano
On June 4, acclaimed pianists Aaron Diehl and Clara Yang will come together for a virtual concert-length performance created especially for Carolina Performing Arts. This event will feature works for both solo and duo piano, including selections from the Etudes by Philip Glass, which both artists performed alongside the composer during the Glass at 80 Festival at Carolina Performing Arts in 2017.
Composer and pianist Aaron Diehl has recently performed as a featured soloist with the New York Philharmonic and the Cleveland Orchestra. With a style grounded in the spirit of forebears Ahmad Jamal, Erroll Garner, and Jelly Roll Morton, Diehl is focused on an ongoing curation of programming by Black American composers. Chinese-American pianist Clara Yang is an associate professor of piano and head of keyboard studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. An international performer, she has appeared on the CPA season multiple times, most recently with opera singer Lucia Lucas in February 2020.
Registration for this event closes at 12 PM EDT on June 4, 2021. Recording of this event is not permitted. The recording will be available on-demand for all ticketholders for 72 hours from the time of the performance. Suggested ticket donation (per household) is $15. Tickets available starting at $0.
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