Season 3 October 20-30th 2011

Jay Gottlieb

Jay Gottlieb - © All rights reserved
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Born in New York, Jay Gottlieb studied at the High School of Performing Arts, Juilliard School, and Harvard University, where he earned his “Master of Arts” and taught. He was Nadia Boulanger’s student and has worked with the pianists Robert Casadesus, Yvonne Loriod, and Aloys Kontarsky, as well as the composers Lukas Foss, Stefan Wolpe, Olivier Messiaen, Maurice Ohana, Georges Aperghis, Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, Sylvano Bussotti, John Cage, George Crumb, György Ligeti, Betsy Jolas, Oliver Knussen, Giacinto Scelsi and Ralph Shapey. Gottlieb has interpreted numerous contemporary works, some of which were written for him, such as Franco Donatoni’s Jay for piano and seven horns, which was presented at the Centre Georges Pompidou. Gottlieb wrote a significant series of articles about the piano in the 20th century for the review Piano, and co-authored 10 ans avec le piano du XXe siècle [10 years with 20th century piano], published by Editions de la Cité de la Musique, Paris. He has also directed numerous radio and television programs and recordings in the United States, South America, Asia and Europe (France-Musiques and France-Culture, etc.), and has recorded film sound tracks, including La Discrète by Christian Vincent.

Jay Gottlieb will participate in:
« Sonic Affinities », performance, Monday, October 24th, The New School - Theresa Lang Center.

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Isaac Newton