Location: Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Theater
Chris Froh and Dominic Murcott explain and demonstrate the almost unplayably fast workings of the percussion arrangements of Nancarrow’s Piece for Tape and Study #5 in this session of Nancarrow Deconstructed.
Part of Anywhere in Time: A Conlon Nancarrow Festival, co-curated by Dominic Murcott and Jay Sanders, Curator and Curator of Performance.
Public demonstration, free with Museum admission.
Percussionist Christopher Froh specializes in promoting and influencing the creation of new music through critically acclaimed performances and dynamic lectures. A member of the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Empyrean Ensemble, Rootstock Percussion, and San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Froh has premiered more than one hundred chamber and solo works by composers from fifteen countries. His rich and diverse career also includes performances with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Alice Tully Hall and the San Francisco Symphony at Carnegie Hall, as well as session recording at George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch for a video game about monkeys and pirates.