Nailah Nombeko's "Preludes" for Piano at Roerich
Thursday, March 6, 2014 10:20 AM
Nailah Nombeko's piano work, "Preludes" will premiere March 8 in a concert billed "Visiting the Ancestors." Details:
Saturday March 8 at 5 PM – FREE
Nicholas Roerich Museum, 319 West 107th Street (near Riverside Drive)
Pianist & composer Ishmael Wallace gives a meditative recital of music by neighborhood composers, premiering Preludes for Piano by Nailah Nombeko, Dodecahedral Sonata by Anthony Elia, and his own Canto based on the myth of the Night Sea Journey. The program is rounded out with related works by Franz Liszt, and the setting is exquisite: a townhouse parlor filled with mystical paintings by Nicholas Roerich.