Terry Riley

This week, violinist David Harrington shares details about a three-day festival of concerts that Kronos Quartet  & Kronos Performing Arts Association is presenting in honor of composer Terry Riley’s 80th birthday next week, which will feature four world premieres; Sarah Cahill shares details about her special piano tribute to Terry Riley this Friday as well; Peter Stein, Senior Programmer for Frameline talk about this week’s screenings for Frameline39: the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival; and pianist Jonathan Biss talks about Beethoven.  He’s performing with the San Francisco Symphony this week as the symphony closes its season with a massive Beethoven festival.  Open Air with David Latulippe, heard live on Thursday, 6/18/15 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...

Terry Riley

Mar 21, 2012
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The music you’re hearing is by acclaimed composer Terry Riley. Riley is considered one of the founders of the Minimalist movement of the 1960s, which has influenced such diverse musicians as Philip Glass and The Who. He’s performing a benefit concert for The Old First Church in San Francisco on Friday, March 23, starting at 8pm.