Solo Programs

All programs include speaking and conversation as part of the performance to contextualize and connect the diverse repertoire represented. For booking, contact Adam at adam@adammarks.com.

Old, New, Borrowed...

This one-hour recital explores themes of classicism, re-appropriation and modern sound, along with the role of groove in the contemporary aural experience.

Ludwig von Beethoven - Sonata Op. 27, No. 2 - "Moonlight"

    1. Adagio Sostenuto
    2. Allegretto
    3. Presto Agitato

Nico Muhly (b. 1981) - Three Etudes
    1. Ostinati
    2. Quiet Music
    3. Running

Kevin Puts (b. 1972) - Alternating Current
     1. Energico (A little too fast)
    2. Deliberato
    3. Electric

Bach/Busoni - Chaconne in D 

American Premiered

American musical culture is thriving, and composers are creating vast amounts of wonderful work. Unfortunately, you probably haven't had the chance to hear much of it, so this program collects some of Adam's favorite works that were premiered by other pianists but deserve a long and healthy life. 

Alex Shapiro – Perpetual Spark (2011)

Nico Muhly (b. 1981) - Three Etudes (2003)
    1. Ostinati
    2. Quiet Music
    3. Running

Ted Hearne (b. 1982) – Parlor Diplomacy (2011)
    1. five
    2. intermezzo
    3. broms
    4. center left
    5. ambiguation

Intermission

David Rakowski - Etudes
    25. Fists of Fury (1999)
    76. Clave (2007)
    22. Schnozzage (1999)

Kevin Puts (b. 1972) - Alternating Current (1997)
    1. Energico (A little too fast)
    2. Deliberato
    3. Electric