Dynasty Battles, piano
December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Philadelphia native Dynasty Battles once performed George Walker’s Piano Sonata No. 1 in a private engagement at the composer’s home. In his PCMS recital debut, this visionary young pianist celebrates the centenary of the first Black composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music, performing two of Walker’s groundbreaking piano sonatas alongside works by Beethoven, Bach, and Hindemith.
Celebrating George Walker
Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier (Sel.) interspersed with Hindemith: Ludus Tonalis (Sel.)
Walker: Sonata No. 1