Speaking of Classical Music In Portland…
April 30, 2012 § 2 Comments
Max Ball, younger than me by about 50 years, plays his piano reduction of the Rite of Spring, by Stravinsky. According to Norman Lebrecht, who is a real journalist and not just passing things along like I do, meaning he actually did some research on this kid, Max is self-taught as a composer and is currently studying violin with Greg Ewer.
The choice of the Rite of Spring is fascinating. What else does Mr. Ball have up his compositional sleeves?