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Anthony de Mare
January 2, 2016Praise for Anthony de Mare's ECM Liaisons recording -The Daily Beast, Top 20 Albums
“I can’t think of a 2015 album with more talent on display than this 3-hour-plus project.”

The New York Times, Best Classical Recordings
“Ambitious and fascinating…”

NPR: Best of 2015 / 10 Favorite Classical / Songs We Love
“A lovingly rendered compendium…de Mare is one bold pianist.”

Washington Post: Top 5 Classical:
“A rich, breathtaking cornucopia…”

The Arts Desk UK, Best of 2015
“Marvel at de Mare's virtuosity, able to convince in multiple genres …

San Francisco Examiner, Best of 2015
“A memorable recording.”

The Province Vancouver, Top 25
“An album you should hear.”

Houston Chronicle, Top 20
“A thoughtful album with staying power. I can picture myself listening to for years to come.”

San Francisco Chronicle, CD review
“A starry who's who of the contemporary music world... the whole undertaking is a triumph.”

All About Jazz, CD review
“Stellar compositional contributions and superlative delivery.”
August 30, 2015ECM Promo Video for LIAISONS recording Sept 25th releaseclick here for more info
August 23, 20153-Concert Series in NYC celebrating the ECM Release3-Concerts this fall showcasing the entire Liaisons collection:
- September 24th, 2015: Birdland - 6 pm
- October 22nd, 2015: Sheen Center for Thought and Culture - 7:30 pm
- Novemer 18th, 2015: Symphony Space - Peter Jay Sharp Theater - 8 pm
August 23, 2015LIAISONS Recording to be released on ECM - September 25th, 2015The full 3-CD box set recording of LIAISONS will be released September 25th, 2015 on ECM
September 23, 2014LIAISONS 2nd Concert at Ravinia - August, 2014Another super enthusiastic crowd greeted the return of The Liaisons Project at Ravinia in August. Anthony presented a completely new array of works and composers!

Read the rave review from the Chicago Sun Times:
"Pianist’s Passion comes through in Sondheim Revamps at Ravinia"
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September 23, 2014LIAISONS' successful Indiegogo campaign raises over 20K for the final recording sessions this November, 2014.Heartfelt thanks for all the very generous donors (over 140 of them) for helping the final sessions of the recording come to life!
September, 2013The Liaisons Project - Ravinia Festival - August, 2013

The Liaisons Project was featured at this year's Ravinia Festival in Chicago with Anthony playing to a very enthusiastic sold-out house !

Read the rave review below from The Contrapuntist!

He will be returning to Ravinia next summer 2014 with another program!

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August, 2013The Liaisons Project featured at Monadnock Music - with Sondheim receiving the 2013 Medal of Honor from the MacDowell Colony

Liaisons also played to capacity at the Peterborough Town House as part of the Monadnock Music Festival on August 10th in conjunction with Stephen Sondheim receiving the 2013 Medal of Honor from the MacDowell Colony.

June 3, 2012Live Interview with Anthony de Mare on SoundNotion.tv - podcast

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May 1 & 2, 20122012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival Concerts: Daugherty Premiere and the ‘Shot Heard Round the World’

A two-concert presentation at The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival in May 2012 featured the premiere of Michael Daugherty’s “Everybody’s Got the Right” from Assassins, commissioned by the Festival. along with 19 other pieces from the Project. Daugherty’s piece calls for what may be a pianistic first-- a gunshot fired at the finale. In his Kalamazoo Gazette review, C. Curtis-Smith called the concert “highly colorful, and superbly played by de Mare.”

Read the entire review here:

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April 21, 2012NYC Premiere of The Liaisons Project: Standing Room Only

Greeted by a sold-out house and a rave review in the New York Times, de Mare premiered seventeen pieces from the project at Symphony Space this past April. In a live onstage interview midway through the program, Sondheim said he found the project “incredibly aesthetically fulfilling. To hear composers take my music and take it seriously… it’s a thrill.”

Highlight Reel from Symphony Space Premiere:

http://https://vimeo.com/42098824
March 14, 2012San Francisco Premiere of The Liaisons Project: Sold Out

The San Francisco premiere of Liaisons was also greeted by a capacity audience on the Music at Meyer series at Temple Emanuel-El. Read the enthusiastic review here by Joshua Kosman in the San Francisco Chronicle:

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March 12, 2012Another Exciting Review of the San Francisco Premiere

... this time by Brett Campbell in San Francisco Classical Voice

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March 9, 2012The Liaisons Project in The New Yorker

Wonderful cariacature of Anthony de Mare and Stephen Sondheim featured.

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November 7, 2011Review for LIAISONS at Portland Piano International

AUGUST, 2011 -- Review of LIAISONS in the Oregon Arts Watch entitled Looking Forward - Looking Homeward by Brett Campbell

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November 6, 2011Scoring Sondheim - Metro Weekly - Washington D.C.

MARCH, 2011 -- Anthony de Mare brings a sneak peek of his project Re-Imagining Stephen Sondheim for Piano to the Clarice Smith Center

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Biography

ANTHONY DE MARE is one of the world’s foremost champions of contemporary music. Praised by The New York Times for his “muscularly virtuosic, remarkably uninhibited performance [and] impressive talents”, his versatility has inspired the creation of over 60 new works by some of today’s most distinguished artists, especially in the speaking-singing pianist genre, which he pioneered over 25 years ago with the premiere of Frederic Rzewski’s groundbreaking 'De Profundis'.

Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano is a landmark commissioning and concert project that perfectly expresses his vision to expand both the repertoire and the audience for contemporary music. Most recently, the Chicago Sun-Times declared “that de Mare’s passion and vision almost radiate from the stage … he causes all involved – composers, performer and audience members -- to think about how music is made and how we listen to it.”

As creator, performer and co-producer of The Liaisons Project, de Mare has added another 27 composers to the list of those he has commissioned, and another 36 compositions to the contemporary piano repertoire. Exclusive new works from Steve Reich, Nico Muhly, Wynton Marsalis, Mark Anthony Turnage, Mason Bates, Eve Beglarian, Andy Akiho, DBR, Ethan Iverson, Duncan Sheik and William Bolcom, among others, bring the work of musical theater maestro Stephen Sondheim into the concert hall while spanning the classical contemporary, jazz, film, theater and indie worlds.

Sold-out houses and raves in the New York Times greeted the first New York premieres of The Liaisons Project at Symphony Space. Anthony Tommasini of the New York Times extolled Mr. de Mare’s “formidable virtuosity” and “dynamic & stylish playing.” Joshua Kosman of the San Francisco Chronicle raved that “Liaisons is a revelation… de Mare’s playing was superb throughout, a combination of lyrical reflection and extroverted pyrotechnics.” In a live onstage interview, Mr. Sondheim called the project “flattering… to hear composers take my music and take it seriously is a thrill.”

The full 3-CD box set recording of the project, produced by Judith Sherman, is now complete and will be released on ECM in September, 2015 accompanied by another major national tour. Upcoming performances include all 36 Liaisons pieces performed in a 3-concert series in New York at Birdland, The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, and Symphony Space. The adaptability of the program to jazz, theater and classical spaces speaks once again to the range of de Mare’s versatility as a performer.

Mr. de Mare was invited to perform on Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series special event “Reich and Sondheim: In Conversation” earlier this year, and Liaisons was chosen to represent Mr. Sondheim’s oeuvre in the festivities surrounding his receipt of the 2013 Medal of Honor from the MacDowell Colony at the Monadnock Music Festival. An excerpt from the project was also recently featured in the HBO documentary “Six by Sondheim”.

He has performed Liaisons programs across the U.S., Canada and Cuba including Virginia Tech Center for the Arts, The Ravinia Festival, the Gilmore Keyboard Festival, the Virginia Arts Festival, the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Schubert Club in Minneapolis, Mondavi Center at UC Davis, Rockport Music Festival, the Cliburn Series in Fort Worth, and Music at Meyer in San Francisco.

Mr. de Mare's performances over the years span five continents, allowing him to develop a growing fan base that extends far beyond the traditional contemporary music audience. In addition to The Liaisons Project, he has premiered works by Frederic Rzewski, James Mobberley, Meredith Monk, Jerome Kitzke, David Rakowski, Pulitzer Prize winners David Del Tredici, Aaron Jay Kernis and Paul Moravec, jazz legend Fred Hersch, and the Tony Award winning composer Jason Robert Brown, among others.

He has been profiled by the Chicago Tribune, The New Yorker, the New York Times, Time Out NY, The Contrapuntist, BroadwayWorld.com, among others, and has been heard in performance and interviews on nationally syndicated shows with WNYC’s John Schaefer, NPR, WQXR and numerous stations across the country.

Since his debut with Young Concert Artists in 1986, his accolades and awards include First Prize and Audience Prize at the International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition (The Netherlands) and The International Competition of Contemporary Piano Music (France). He gave his Carnegie Hall debut at Zankel Hall in 2005. Among his best-known performances are his national tour of The American Piano (with pianist Steven Mayer); Playing With Myself, a multi-media concert event that enjoyed a sold-out run at HERE Arts Center (New York, 2001); Missing Peace, an eclectic series of old and new works inspired by the exhibition The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama at The Rubin Museum in NYC; Cool ~ A Journey into the Influence of Jazz and Unities: Music of Pride and Celebration. Mr. de Mare has also collaborated and performed with the Bang-On-A-Can All Stars, Meredith Monk/The House, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, among many others.

Mr. de Mare has nearly twenty recordings in his discography. In addition to the current release of LIAISONS on ECM, his recording SPEAK! ~ The Speaking-Singing Pianist (Innova) is the first disc devoted completely to the genre he created over twenty years ago. Both SPEAK! and Out of My Hands (KOCH Entertainment) were short listed for Grammy Awards in 2011 and 2005 respectively. For Out of My Hands, American Record Guide raved that “his exquisite touch and impassioned beauty of utterance imbue this program with artistry of the highest order.” American Record Guide also named Wizards and Wildmen: Piano Music of Charles Ives, Henry Cowell and Lou Harrison (CRI /New World) as one of 2000’s Ten Best Releases. Other acclaimed recordings include: Pianos and Voices: Music by John Cage and Meredith Monk, an unprecedented pairing of these two mavericks of the American avant-garde (Koch), Frederic Rzewski - Anthony de Mare (O.O. Discs), and Oblivion, with cellist Maya Beiser (Koch).

Currently professor of piano at Manhattan School of Music and New York University, his commitment to education is evidenced by his residency work at universities across North America, in which he has inspired a whole new generation of pianists and contemporary music advocates, encouraging them to initiate creative strategies as innovative entrepreneurs.

Mr. de Mare is a Steinway Artist.

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de Mare's passion and vision almost radiate from the stage. He underscores, literally you might say, the serious nature of Sondheim's musical accomplishment and he causes all involved -- composers, performer and audience members -- to think about how music is made and how we listen to it.Andrew PatnerChicaco Sun Times
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“The adventurous pianist Anthony de Mare, a champion of contemporary music, merged his passion for Sondheim with his effort to expand the recital repertory… the resulting project required formidable virtuosity. Mr. de Mare’s playing was dynamic and stylish… I loved it.”

Anthony TommasiniThe New York Times

The concert offered a wide range of compositional styles and moods, highly colorful, and superbly played by de Mare.

C. Curtis-SmithKalamazoo Gazette

Liaisons is a revelation… a delightful recital with an exuberant close. De Mare’s playing was superb throughout, a combination of lyrical reflection and extroverted pyrotechnics.

Joshua KosmanThe San Francisco Chronicle

The brainchild of pianist Anthony de Mare... a thrilling program... filled with surprises and inventiveness.

Andy PropstThe Sondheim Review

Just when you thought that there wasn't anything new in piano recitals anymore, along comes Anthony de Mare … a first-class pianist whose list of composer friends is a virtual who's who of American music… each piece is a fascinating exploration of the composer's style.

Gregory IsaacsThe Fort Worth Star-Telegram

If anyone still doubted Sondheim’s prowess as an instrumental composer, this project should firmly lay those doubts to rest… de Mare’s concert kicked off energetically and his illuminating stage comments relaxed the atmosphere.

Brett CampbellOregon Artswatch

The concert offered a wide range of compositional styles and moods, highly colorful, and superbly played by de Mare.

C. Curtis-SmithKalamazoo Gazette

The ambitious endeavor of Anthony de Mare to create Liaisons between musical theater and so-called “art-music” brings out his formidable piano technique and his charming, easy manner.

Uel WadeSqwak.com - Hudson, NY

It's more common to encounter instrumentalists, especially pianists, who bravely perform scores that also require singing. In 2005 at Zankel Hall, the adventurous pianist Anthony de Mare performed Frederic Rzewski's "De Profundis", a 30-minute work that combines ferocious and at times dreamy piano music with the speaking and singing of texts adapted from Oscar Wild's harrowing "De Profundis". As Mr. de Mare played the piece he produced a mesmerizing array of vocal sighs, barks and growls, but also passages of soulful and quiet singing.

Anthony TommasiniThe New York Times

The multi-talented Anthony de Mare, for whom the work [De Profundis] was created, gave a virtuoso performance.  It's hard to imagine a more committed and compelling performance.

Scott CantrellThe Dallas Morning News

Not one artist in a thousand can bare his heart before the public the way Wilde, Rzewski, and de Mare did to create this deeply affecting performance.  It was worth the entire rest of the marathon put together with a couple of New York Philharmonic seasons throw in.

Kyle GannThe Village Voice

...his recital was one of the most courageous local programs in recent history – an entertaining traversal of American iconoclasm ... "The Alcotts" from Ives "Concord" sonata was tenderly rendered ... and the gigantic "De Profundis" showed de Mare to be an unusually gifted speaker-actor. De Mare, for whom Rzewski wrote the piece, showed notable mastery of its many demands.

Paul HorsleyThe Kansas City Star

...touchingly human, startlingly realist, these [Rzewski's De Profundis and Kreutzer Sonata] had a powerful impact, not least due to de Mare's astonishing ability to play complex textures while speaking dramatically.  In fact, Rzewski's music is a pianist's litmus test.  Only de Mare could bring enough weight to the keyboard to make it sound the way Rzewski plays it himself. His powerhouse tremolo chords in Piece No. 4 achieved a transcendent fusion of man and machine.

Kyle GannThe Village Voice

The pianist Anthony de Mare specializes in new music, often with a theatrical twist, and he likes building his concerts around themes that make them into something more akin to a show than to a recital...Mr. de Mare gave a spicy performance of "Cool" from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story (1957), as well as eloquent readings of Lou Harrison's gently exotic Largo Ostinato and Fred Hersch's Little Midnight Nocturne.

Allan KozinnThe New York Times

...a performance which conceals its skill, its virtuosity and its brilliance in service of a very genuine dedication to an expressive task...the overall impact was original, genuine and refreshing.

The Sydney Morning Herald

'Playing With MySelf' is at once a piano recital of 20th-century works and an abstract, autobiographical solo theater piece about how he came to choose the piano as his primary creative outlet.  Along the way, he gives gripping performances of 14 piano works...He is a remarkably uninhibited and physical performer...it provides an imaginative context for Mr. de Mare's impressive talents and personal story.  And you get to hear his ferocious pianism.

Anthony TommasiniThe New York Times

Every aspect of these works received vibrant handling by de Mare, whose attention to sonic shading and shapes was complete.

Donald RosenbergThe Plain Dealer, Cleveland

Mr. de Mare's protean talents fit his protean program.  'The Alcotts' - a movement from Ives's 'Concord Sonata' - was played as eloquently as I have ever heard it...

Bernard HollandThe New York Times

Not one artist in a thousand can bare his heart before the public the way Wilde, Rzewski, and de Mare did to create this deeply affecting performance.  It was worth the entire rest of the marathon put together with a couple of New York Philharmonic seasons throw in.

Kyle GannThe Village Voice

Virtuoso Anthony de Mare took over for another Ginsberg text, "Sunflower Sutra" [by Jerome Kitzke]... commissioned by the remarkable de Mare...his level of commitment equals Kitzke's own and he brings gigantic technique to the table.

Tom StriniMilwaukee Journal-Sentinel

The recital of American pianist Anthony de Mare was quite an event of the festival...a fascinating show since de Mare presents not only his extraordinary pianism, vocal-showman talents, rhythmic flexibility, but also a great imagination of sound and ease in the realization of extremely different aesthetic ideas.

Marta SzokaRUCH MUZYCZNY

...de Mare has now gathered his talents into a one-man show, "Playing With MySelf"...which accomplishes the elusive feat of fusing concert music with theater...de Mare possesses genuine talents and noble ambitions, and he comes as close to pulling off this slippery fusion of forms as anyone I'm aware of.

Justin DavidsonNewsday

de Mare is an amazing artist, and must be doing for contemporary piano literature what the Kronos Quartet has done for the contemporary string quartet.  He is sure-fingered and dexterous, and puts his whole soul into his work.  The results are remarkable.

Jan NarvesonUW Gazette, Toronto

Enthusiastic critics, worldwide rewards: pianist Anthony de Mare is considered a leader of contemporary piano music...The American succeeded in doing something very unusual: he made it possible for his audience to hear music in a new way and unlocked an uncommon dimension of music...In addition to his music, de Mare's performance, too, shares much with the dramatic in theater and film...de Mare's piano creates images and a world of feeling and dreams; it is a living music and it returns music to our selves as a fascinating, new territory.

- translation by Roland Dollinger

Thilo HorvatitschMainzer Rhein

Pianist Anthony de Mare took no prisoners on the Auer Hall stage Friday evening...He can romance the keyboard...he can attack the innards of the piano...and make an acoustic instrument sound electronic...he can weave magical shifts of mood...and de Mare can croon and cackle and spew comic lines while negotiating complicated piano music...A superb recital, highlighted by flawless technique.

Peter JacobiThe Herald-Times (Bloomington, IN)

a theatrical sense, athleticism and intelligence...an authoritative performance by the New York piano virtuoso Anthony de Mare who lights up the stage with his charisma and energy.

Musicworks, Toronto

...a stunning performance, pianistically virtuosic as well as emotionally taut.

Huddersfield Daily Examiner

It seems that great teachers can, with their insight, help us to understand, and Anthony de Mare is one of those.  His choice of words and organization of his musical material incorporated some of the most profoundly spiritual music (Messiaen) with other influences, jazz, blues, and imagery of people, times and places, internal and external, in a way that illustrated the underlying humanity.  De Mare has achieved the Ivesian ideal: to retain the pieces intact, yet make perfect sense of the whole, including contradictions.

Joan HaydenThe Maui News

'Out of My Hands' - 2005 Grammy Award Nomination – Short-List

Grammy Awards

Anthony de Mare has found a niche as a contemporary music specialist.  That designation does him a disservice.  He is a formidable pianist by any standards.  His limpid tone, exquisite touch, and impassioned beauty of utterance imbue this program of vignettes by David Del Tredici and Aaron Jay Kernis with artistry of the highest order.  This is quite simply beautiful playing.  If only some of the power pounding competition winners listened to de Mare they might learn something.  De Mare plays superbly and is vividly recorded.

Lawrence BudmenAmerican Record Guide

["Wizards & Wildmen"] - One of 2000's Ten Best Releases

American Record Guide

...an audacious disk...de Mare, playing at the keyboard, strumming the strings, and even singing along, plumbs the lustrous beauty lurking in the challenging scores.

The New Yorker

This is the most illuminating and powerful CRI release I have heard in a very long time.

Jack SullivanAmerican Record Guide

de Mare sinks his teeth into all of these pieces with the right balance of abandon, taste, and virtuosity.  One feels that he really understands where this music comes from, and is able to play into that legacy.

Robert KirzingerFanfare

de Mare triumphs in a long and demanding program; Undoubtedly his technique and interpretations are impressive, but even more impressive is the program itself, and the intellect that assembled it.

Raymond Tuttlewww.classical.net

de Mare's incisive readings of the 18 works offered here...are definitely worth a hearing. ... de Mare, whose commitment to 20th-century music is laudable, gives compelling performances of these stylistically diverse works.

Ira Rosenblumnewyorktoday.com

When you're confronted by a mad genius like Tony de Mare, all the traditional criteria fall apart and one is confronted with this "thing" ... what is it? ... This was an amazing program ... absolutely amazing! The whole program was extraordinary!

Frederic Rzewski- composer

Tony doesn't just play the piano as he does and speak as he does ... if you go to a lot of his concerts, you become aware of how he programs his events ... that in itself is a real art form and he is a real master of that. Whether the pieces are gay, straight or whatever tonight, the way Tony chose them and ordered them was masterful.

Jerome Kitzke- composer

When the audience wasn't giving them standing ovations, they were either stomping their feet to the hot stride piano of Jelly Roll Morton, listening in awe to the beauty of Art Tatum's blissful jazz, or almost brought to tears when they heard, and loved, the Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues by Frederic Rzewski. Mayer and de Mare have taken it upon themselves to educate their audiences with both familiar and undiscovered gems of piano music. They are both master pianists.

Bruce BrattonSanta Cruz Sentinal

Upcoming Performances

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
The Terrace Where The Moon Holds Court - The Complete Debussy Preludes
The Sheen Center - Loreto Theater
New York, NY 10012
The Complete Debussy Preludes performed by: Frederic Chiu, Anthony de Mare, Julia Den Boer, David Friend, Margaret Kampmeier, Taka Kigawa, Karl Larson, Beth Levin, Blair McMillen, Lisa Moore, Jessica Osborne and Adam Tendler.

http://sheencenter.org/

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Friday, June 24, 2016, Saturday, June 25, 2016
Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Melbourne Recital Centre - Salon Auditorium
Southbank VIC 3006, Melbourne, Australia
Three Concerts fraturing the entire collection of The Liaisons Project:
Friday - June 24th - 7 pm
Saturday, June 25th - 4 pm (and) 7:30 pm


http://www.melbournerecital.com.au

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
SF Jazz Center - Summer Sessions - Joe Henderson Lab
San Francisco, California 94102
Three Concerts featuring selections from The Liaisons Project:
Sunday - July 17th, 2016
5:30 pm, 7 pm and 8:30 pm


https://www.sfjazz.org/events-calendar

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Past Performances

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Queens Library
Queens, NY 11432
Selections from The Liaisons Project
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Saturday, December 12, 2015
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
PianoForte Studios
Chicago, IL
Selections from LIAISONS to be performed . This concert is part of the national tour celebrating the release of the ECM recording.
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano - NYC Release Concert 3
Symphony Space - Peter Jay Sharp Theater
New York, NY
Symphony Space, the original home to the entire Liaisons Project presents the final concert in a series of 3 celebrating the release of the 3-CD box set recording on ECM records of LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano. The entire collection will be performed over the series including the final four NY premieres of works by Andy Akiho, Wynton Marsalis, Duncan Sheik and Jherek Bischoff.
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Friday, November 13, 2015
An American Maverick - Jerome Kitzke at 60
DiMenna Center for Classical Music - Mary Flagler Cary Hall
New York, NY
Two Day Event celebrating the works of Jerome Kitzke - Nov. 13-14.
Anthony de Mare will perform Kitzke's Sunflower Sutra (1999) written especially for him as part of this event.

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Thursday, October 22, 2015
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano - NYC Release Concert 2
The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture - Loreto Theater
New York, NY
The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture presents the 2nd in a series of 3 concerts celebrating the release of the 3-CD box set recording on ECM records of LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano. The entire collection will be performed over the entire series.
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Friday, September 25, 2015
ECM RELEASE - LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Worldwide Release of the 3-CD Box Set on ECM Records
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Thursday, September 24, 2015
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano - NYC Release Concert 1
Birdland
New York, NY
Birdland kickos off a series of 3 concerts celebrating the release of the 3-CD box set recording on ECM records of LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano. The entire collection will be performed over the entire series.
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Friday, September 18, 2015
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Virginia Tech Center for the Arts
Blacksburg, VA
Selections from The Liaisons Project - Kick-off to the release of the new ECM 3-CD box set recording.
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Thursday, September 17, 2015
Piano Techniques Workshop with Virginia Tech Piano Majors
Squires Recital Salon
Blacksburg, VA
Lecture-demo featuring selections of works by Henry Cowell, John Cage, Frederic Rzewski along with selections from The LIaisons Project.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
A Conversation with Guest Artist Anthony de Mare - Lecture/ Q&A/ Demonstration with Lifelong Learning Institute
Hillel at Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
24 NYC Pianists - J.S. Bach "Well Tempered Clavier" Book One
Spectrum
New York, NY
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Friday, April 10, 2015
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Bernhard Music Center - Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267
Selections from The Liaisons Project
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Thursday, April 9, 2015
Master Class with Anthony de Mare
Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall - WIlliams College
Williamstown, MA 01267
Thursday, March 12, 2015
"El Mundo Imaginado a Traves del Piano"
La Basilica de San Francisco
Havana, Cuba
Works by Rachmaninoff, Kapustin, Luciano Berio, Toru Takemitsu, Henry Cowell, Meredith Monk , Frederic Rzewski and selections from "The LIaisons Project". World Premiere of "Our Time" (arr. by Ricardo Lorenz and Anthony de Mare) with vocal group Antinoo (written for the upcoming DKR Films documentary "Encounter".
March 9-15, 2015
Recording and Filming of "Our Time" for "Encounter" - DKR Films
Havana, Cuba
Recording and Filming of "Our Time" (Sondheim, arr. by Ricardo Lorenz and Anthony de Mare) for DKR Films documentary "Encounter" featuring Antinoo vocal ensemble. Peruchin and musicians.
http://www.dkrfilms.com/
Monday, February 23, 2015
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ
Concert to include performances of Sondheim songs by singers from NAU. Anthony will also be offering a Master Class for pianists and Workshop for composers.
Selections from The Liaisons Project
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Saturday, January 31, 2015
Reich and Sondheim: In Conversation and Performance
Lincoln Center - "American Songbook" series - The Appel Room
New York, NY
Also featuring Paul Gemignani, George Lee Andrews, Kate Baldwin, Michael Cerveris, Ensemble Signal, Alexander Gemignani, and Derek Johnson
Steve Reich: "Finishing the Hat - 2 Pianos"
Anthony de Mare and Blair McMillen, pianos

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Thursday, November 13, 2014
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Cornish Presents ~ Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center
Seattle, WA 98109
Selections from The Liaisons Project
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Friday-Saturday, October 10-11, 2014
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Burchfield Penney Arts Center
Buffalo, NY 14222
Two Concerts featuring works from The Liaisons Project
http://www.burchfieldpenney.org
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
LIAISONS II: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Ravinia Festival - Bennett Gordon Hall
Chicago, IL
http://www.ravinia.org
Friday, August 8, 2014
Rockport Music
Shalin Liu Performance Center
Rockport, MA 01966
Selections from LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
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Friday, July 25, 2014
Summit Music Festival
Manhattanville College
Purchase, NY
Piano Seminar on Interpreting Contemporary Works
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Friday & Saturday, July 18-19, 2014
The Liaisons Project ~ " I THINK ABOUT YOU" - Cabaret Version
The Art House
Provincetown, MA
Premiere of the Cabaret Version of Liaisons featuring selected works from the project .
http://www.ptownarthouse.com/
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Landow Atrium, Gonda Building - Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Selections from The Liaisons Project
April 13, 2014
Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Schubert Club Series at ARIA
Minneapolis, MN
http://www.ariampls.com/
March 29 & 30, 2014
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts - UC Davis
Davis, CA
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March 25, 2014
The Artists Sessions at San Francisco Conservatory of Music
SF Conservatory of Music Recital Hall
San Francisco, CA
Selections from The Liaisons Project
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Sunday, March 23, 2014
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano - Special Event
San Diego Central Library - Library Auditorium
San Diego, CA
Selections from The Liaisons Project
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Monday, January 13, 2014
Benefit for The Flea Theater
MOMA - Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY
Selections from The Liaisons Project
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November 9, 2013
Tribute to Yvar Mikhashoff - Marathon Concert of Piano Artists
Burchfield Penney Arts Center - SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, NY
Pianists Anthony de Mare, Amy Williams, Aki Takahashi and Haydee Schvartz, among others
American Works representing Yvar Mikhashoff's "Great American Piano Marathon"
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Sunday, November 3, 2013
Guest Artist - "In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores"
Greenwich House Music School - Renee Weiler Concert Hall
New York, NY
Performing works from "The Liaisons Project" by Nico Muhly, Mark Anthony Turnage, Mason Bates & Paul Moravec
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
NYU Faculty Showcase Concert
Loewe Theater - NYU Steinhardt
New York, NY
August 25, 2013
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Ravinia Festival ~ Bennett Gordon Hall
Chicago, IL
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August 10, 2013
Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Monadnock Music - Peterborough Town House
Peterborough, NH
(Stephen Sondheim receives the MacDowell Colony 2013 Medal of Honor)
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May 31, 2013
Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano --Concert & Residency (May 29-31)
SOU Music Recital Hall - Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR
Works from The Liaisons Project
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May 22, 2013
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Virginia Arts Festival - Robin Hixon Theater, Clay and Jay Barr Education Center
Norfolk, VA
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May 12, 2013
Re-Imaginings
Tribeca New Music - 2013 Festival
The Cell Theater - 338 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY
Works by Steve Reich, Eve Beglarian, Nico Muhly, Phil Kline, Annie Gosfield, Mason Bates, David Rakowski, Ethan Iverson & James Mobberley ; premieres by Geoff Sheil & Frederic Rzewski
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April 7, 2013
Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Music in the Loft -
Chicago, IL
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March 9, 2013
LIAISONS II: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Symphony Space - Peter Jay Sharp Theater
New York, NY
Special appearance by Stephen Sondheim interviewed by Mark Eden Horowitz
Works by Phil Kline, Frederic Rzewski, Jason Robert Brown, Nico Muhly, Thomas Newman, Michael Daugherty, Rodney Sharman, Mary Ellen Childs, Eve Beglarian, John Musto, Steve Reich, Annie Gosfield, Peter Golub, Nils Vigeland, Bernadette Speach, Eric Rockwell, Mason Bates & Jake Heggie
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September 21, 2012
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Gildenhorn Recital Hall , Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD
September 14, 2012
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
White Recital Hall – James C. Olson Performing Arts Center
Kansas City, MO
May 3, 2012
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Wellspring Theater, Epic Center WMU
Kalamazoo, MI
May 1, 2012
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Wellspring Theater, Epic Center WMU
Kalamazoo, MI
The 2012 Gilmore Keyboard Festival
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April 21, 2012
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano - NEW YORK PREMIERE
Symphony Space
New York, NY
Two-part Concert presented in festival format with Panel Discussion and Live Interview of Stephen Sondheim by Mark Horowitz
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March 12, 2012
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Music at Meyer Concert Series - Martin Meyer Sanctuary - Temple Emanu-El
San Francisco, CA
February 4, 2012
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Cliburn Concerts - Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX
January 21, 2012
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Hudson Opera House
Hudson, NY
December 11, 2011
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano (Chicago Preview)
Music in the Loft
Chicago, IL
October 18, 2011
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano (NY Preview)
The Century Club
New York, NY
September 23, 2011
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Dow Centennial Centre - Shell Theatre - Sherritt Cultural Pavillion
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
July 12, 2011
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano
Portland Piano International - Miller Hall - World Forestry Center
Portland, Oregon
Lecture - "Putting it Together: The Making of LIAISONS - Re-Imagining Sondheim" - Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 9 am
October 1, 2007
Henri Becque’s “The Vultures”
Alliance Francaise/The Flea Theater
New York, NY
Works by Satie & Debussy; Directed by Jim Simpson ~ with Kathleen Turner & Bebe Neuwirth

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Producer - The Liaisons Project:

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Contact Anthony directly

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Discography

Anthony de Mare
LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano

2015
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SPEAK!

2010
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Anthony de Mare
Out of My Hands

2005
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Anthony de Mare
Wizards & Wildmen

2000
Amazon
Maya Beiser & Anthony de Mare
Oblivión

1999
AmazoniTunes
Anthony de Mare
Pianos and Voices

1992
AmazoniTunes
Anthony de Mare
Frederic Rzewski - Piano Music

1995
Amazon
Anthony de Mare
John J. Becker – Soundpieces Nos. 1 & 5 & Concerto Arabesque

1994
Anthony de Mare
Circular Dreams

1993
Amazon
Anthony de Mare
Kilter

1996
Amazon
Anthony de Mare
Gay American Composers

1996
Amazon
Anthony de Mare
Celestial Voices

1998
Anthony de Mare
James Sellars Piano Works

2001
Amazon
Anthony de Mare
Reflections

2002
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Anthony de Mare
At The Still Point

1995
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Anthony de Mare
Chester Biscardi

1994
Amazon
Anthony de Mare
Computer Music Currents - Vol. 11: Music by Charles Dodge

1992
Anthony de Mare
Without Borders

1989
Anthony de Mare
Pillar of Snails

1993
Anthony de Mare
Robert Carl - Works for Piano

1995
Anthony de Mare
Concerto para Piano y Orquesta

1996

Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano

Stephen Sondheim / Andy Akiho
Into the Woods
from Into the Woods
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Mason Bates
Very Put Together
based on 'Putting it Together' from Sunday in the Park with George
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Eve Beglarian
Perpetual Happiness
based on 'Happiness' from Passion
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Derek Bermel
Sorry/Grateful
from Company
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Jherek Bischoff
The Ballad Of Guiteau
from Assassins
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / William Bolcom
A Little Night Fughetta
based on 'Anyone Can Whistle' & 'Send in the Clowns'
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Jason Robert Brown
Birds Of Victorian England
based on 'Green Finch and Linnet Bird' from Sweeney Todd
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Kenji Bunch
The Demon Barber
A Fantasia on 'The Ballad of Sweeney Todd' from Sweeney Todd
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Mary Ellen Childs
Now
based on "Now-Later-Soon' from A Little Night Music
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Michael Daugherty
Everybody's Got The Right
from Assassins
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Anthony de Mare
Sunday In The Park ~ Passages (Encore)
from Sunday in the Park with George
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Peter Golub
A Child Of Children And Art
based on 'Children and Art' from Sunday in the Park with George
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Ricky Ian Gordon
Every Day A Little Death
from A Little Night Music
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Annie Gosfield
A Bowler Hat
from Pacific Overtures
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Jake Heggie
I'm Excited. No You're Not.
based on 'A Weekend in the Country' from A Little Night Music
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Fred Hersch
No One Is Alone
from Into the Woods
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Ethan Iverson
Send In The Clowns
from A Little Night Music
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Gabriel Kahane
Being Alive
from Company
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Phil Kline
Paraphrase (Someone In A Tree)
from Pacific Overtures
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Tania Leon
Going... Gone
based on 'Good Thing Going' from Merrily We Roll Along
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Ricardo Lorenz
The Worst [Empanadas] In London
based on "The Worst Pies in London' & "A Little Priest' from Sweeney Todd
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Wynton Marsalis
That Old Piano Roll
from Follies
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Paul Moravec
I Think About You
based on 'Losing My Mind' from Follies
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Nico Muhly
Color and Light
from Sunday in the Park with George
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / John Musto
Epiphany
from Sweeney Todd
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Thomas Newman
Not While I'm Around
from Sweeney Todd
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / David Rakowski
The Ladies Who Lunch
from Company
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Steve Reich
Finishing The Hat - 2 Pianos
from Sunday in the Park with George
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Eric Rockwell
You Could Drive A Person Crazy
from Company
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Daniel Bernard Roumain
Another Hundred People
from Company
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Frederic Rzewski
I'm Still Here
from Follies
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Rodney Sharman
Notes On 'Beautiful'
based on 'Beautiful' from Sunday in the Park with George
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Duncan Sheik
Johanna In Space
based on 'Johanna' from Sweeney Todd
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / David Shire
Love Is In The Air
from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Bernadette Speach
In and Out of Love
based on 'Liaisons' and 'Send in the Clowns' from A Little Night Music
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Mark Anthony Turnage
Pretty Women
fro m Sweeney Todd
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Stephen Sondheim / Nils Vigeland
Merrily We Roll Along
from Merrily We Roll Along
Anthony de Mare
2015
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Speak!

Jerome Kitzke (Text by Allen Ginsburg)
Sunflower Sutra
Excerpt 1
Anthony de Mare
2010
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Jerome Kitzke (Text by Allen Ginsburg)
Sunflower Sutra
Excerpt 2
Anthony de Mare
2010
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Jerome Kitzke (Text by Allen Ginsburg)
Sunflower Sutra
Excerpt 3
Anthony de Mare
2010
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Laurie Anderson
Statue of Liberty
Anthony de Mare
2010
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Frederic Rzewski (text by Oscar Wilde)
De Profundis
Anthony de Mare
2010
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Out of My Hands

David Del Tredici
Wildwood Etude
Anthony de Mare
2004
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Aaron Jay Kernis
Speed Limit Rag
Anthony de Mare
2004
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Wizards & Wildmen

Charles Ives
Study No. 22
Anthony de Mare
2000
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Charles Ives
The Alcotts
Anthony de Mare
2000
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Henry Cowell
Advertisement
Anthony de Mare
2000
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Pianos and Voices

Meredith Monk
Double Fiesta
Anthony de Mare
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Meredith Monk
Paris
Anthony de Mare
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John Cage
A Room
Anthony de Mare
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John J. Becker - Monadnock Music Festival Orchestra

John J. Becker
Concerto Arabesque
Anthony de Mare
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Oblivión

Astor Piazzolla
Oblivión
Maya Beiser & Anthony de Mare
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MSM recording

Frederic Rzewski
Piano Piece No. III
Anthony de Mare
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Michael Sahl
Tango from Exiles Café
Anthony de Mare
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The Piano Music

Frederic Rzewski
Piano Piece No. IV
Anthony de Mare
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Radio Bremen Recording

Conlon Nancarrow
Blues
Anthony de Mare
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Conlon Nancarrow
Sonatina
Anthony de Mare
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Frederic Rzewski (Text by Leo Tolstoy)
Kreutzer Sonata
Anthony de Mare
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Alvin Curran
Inner Cities II
Anthony de Mare
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MSM Recording

Frederic Rzewski
Piano Piece No. III
Anthony de Mare
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Michael Sahl
Tango from Exiles Café
Anthony de Mare
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PUBLICITY PHOTOS


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Liaisons Highlight Reel
from Symphony Space Premiere
New York, NY
Kenji Bunch: The Demon Barber
live performance of Kenji Bunch's contribution to The Liaisons Project. Symphony Space, April 2012.
Steve REICH: Finishing the Hat
Live performance of Steve Reich's contribution to The Liaisons Project. Symphony Space, March 2013.
Ricky Ian GORDON: Every Day A Little Death
Live performance of Ricky Ian Gordon's contribution to The Liaisons Project. Symphony Space, April 2012.
Pretty Women (from Sweeney Todd)
Anthony de Mare performs Mark Anthony Turnage's Pretty Women from The Liaisons Project, based on Pretty Women by Stephen Sondheim . Commissioned by David and Alice Shearer.
Paul MORAVEC: I Think About You
Live performance of Paul Moravec's contribution to The Liaisons Project. Symphony Space, April 2012.
Ethan Iverson: Send in the Clowns
Live performance of Ethan Iverson's contribution to The Liaisons Project. Symphony Space, April 2012

LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano


“To hear composers take my work and take it seriously… it’s a thrill.”
- Stephen Sondheim

Conceived by concert pianist Anthony de Mare, LIAISONS is a landmark commissioning and concert project based on the songs of legendary musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim. The project has brought together 36 of the world’s foremost contemporary composers from across the musical spectrum, inviting them to “re-imagine” one of Sondheim’s songs as a solo piano piece.

The result is a brand new world-class piano repertory that reveals Sondheim’s influence across multiple genres, generations and continents, making the case for him as one of the 20th century’s greatest composers. Performed exclusively by de Mare through 2016, individual pieces can be combined to form an infinite variety of concert, recital and residency programs.

LIAISONS has played to critical and popular acclaim in cities throughout the U.S. and Canada, including world premieres of the first 32 pieces in two sold-out concerts at Symphony Space in 2012 and 2013. The entire collection is now available on ECM Records (September 2015), and in the fall of 2015 de Mare will perform all 36 pieces across a series of concerts at Birdland Jazz Club (September), the Sheen Center (October) and Symphony Space (November).

Real-time updates about concerts and pre-orders can be found on the Liaisons Project Facebook page
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Concerti

John ADAMS
Eros Piano
1990

Bela BARTOK
Concerto No. 1
1926

Concerto No. 3
1940

John J. BECKER
Concerto Arabesque
1930

Leonard BERNSTEIN
Symphony No. 2 The Age of Anxiety
1949

Masque from The Age of Anxiety
1949

Chester BISCARDI
Piano Concerto
1985

John CAGE
Concerto for prepared Piano & Chamber Orchestra
1951

Piano Concerto
1957

Aaron COPLAND
Piano Concerto
1926

Henry COWELL
Piano Concerto
1929

Manuel de FALLA
Nights in the Gardens of Spain
1916

George GERSHWIN
Concerto in F
1925

Rhapsody in Blue
1924

John HARBISON
Piano Concerto
1978

Lou HARRISON
Piano Concerto
1985

Ricardo LORENZ
Concerto para Piano y Orquesta
1989

Darius MILHAUD
Concerto No. 2
1941

Tobias PICKER
Keys To The City
1987

Walter PISTON
Concertino for Piano and Chamber Orchestra
1937

Sergei PROKOFIEV
Concerto No. 1, Op. 10
1911

Concerto No. 3, Op. 26
1921

Sergei RACHMANINOFF
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
1934

Maurice RAVEL
Concerto in G Major
1930-31

Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH
Concerto No. 1
1935

Amnon WOLMAN
Concerto for Piano, Pianos and Orchestra
1989

American

John ADAMS
China Gates
1977

Laurie ANDERSON
Statue of Liberty
2001

George ANTHEIL
Second Sonata ("The Airplane")
1922

Sonata 3 ("Death of the Machines")
1923

Jazz Sonata
1922

Valentine Waltzes
1949

Percussion Dance
1932-33

Samuel BARBER
Excursions
1945

John Jay BECKER
Soundpiece No. 5
1937

Eve BEGLARIAN
Miranda's Kiss
1988

Derek BERMEL
Fetch
2004

Leonard BERNSTEIN
Four Movements from "West Side Story"
1957

Chester BISCARDI
Mestiere
1979

Piano Sonata
1986

Companion Piece
1991

In Time's Unfolding
2000

Tango: Incitation to Desire
1984

William BOLCOM
Ghost Rags
1972

Bagatelles
1997

Henry BRANT
Music for a Five and Dime Store
1932

Jason Robert BROWN
Mr. Broadway
2005

John CAGE
Two Pieces
1935

Two Pieces
1942

Sonatas and Interludes
1948

Selected Prepared Piano works
1940-50

Ophelia
1946

In a Landscape
1948

Dream
1948

The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs
1942

Nowth Upon Nacht
1984

Water Music
1952

4' 33"
1952

ASLSP
1985

One
1987

Robert CARL
Warm Waxing Wail
1986

Elliot CARTER
Piano Sonata
1945-46

90 +
1994

Catenaires
2006

Mary Ellen CHILDS
The Capacity of Calm Endurance
1990

Aaron COPLAND
Piano Blues
1926-48

Piano Variations
1930

Three Sonnets
1918-20

Henry COWELL
Piano Works - Vols. I and II
1912-1930

George CRUMB
Makrokosmos, Vol. I
1972

Five Pieces for Piano
1962

Alvin CURRAN
For Cornelius
1982

The Last Acts of Julian Beck
1985

Inner Cities II
1995

Mario DAVIDOVSKY
Synchronisms No. 6
1970

Anthony DAVIS
Middle Passage
1983

David DEL TREDICI
Gotham Glory
2004

Gymnopedie No. 1
2003

Virtuoso Alice
1984

Opposites Attract
1996

Ballad In Yellow
1997

Wildwood Etude
1999

Wedding Song
2000

Charles DODGE
Any Resemblance is Purely Coincidental
1980

Paul DRESHER
Blue Diamonds
1995

Morton FELDMAN
Palais de Mari
1986

Six Intermissions
1952

Extensions 3
1952

Piano Piece
1952

J.B. FLOYD
Solos and Sequences
1995

Orlando GARCIA
Recuerdos de otra musica para piano
1990

Peter GENA
John Henry
1985

For Morton Feldman
1988

George GERSHWIN
Preludes
1926

Melody No. 17
1926

GERSHWIN/TATUM
The Man I Love
1924/49

Philip GLASS
Mad Rush
1975
Other Selected Works

Michael GORDON
Hate
1996

Ricky Ian GORDON
Selected Piano Works

Annie GOSFIELD
Brooklyn, October 5, 1941
1997

Louis Moreau GOTTSCHALK
The Banjo
1855

La Savanne
1846

Le Bananier
1851

Berceuse
1863

Percy GRAINGER
Three Scotch Folksongs
1900

Train Music
1901

Charles GRIFFES
Roman Sketches
1915

Three Preludes
1918

Matthew GREENBAUM
Amulet
1991

Joseph HALLMAN
Aphorisms
2006

Roy HARRIS
American Ballads
1945

Sonata, Op. 1
1930

Lou HARRISON
Third Piano Sonata
1938

Prelude
1937

Saraband
1937

May Rain
1941

Largo Ostinato
1930

New York Waltzes
1945

Robert HELPS
Three Hommages
1973

Fred HERSCH
Saloon Songs
2005

Little Midnight Nocturne
2002

24 Variations on a Bach Chorale
2002

Charles IVES
The Celestial Railroad
1921-23

Alcotts (Sonata No. 2)
1915

In The Inn (First Sonata)
1909

Three Improvisations
1938

Some South-Paw Pitching
1908

Study No. 22
1909

Scott JOPLIN
Selected Rags

Aaron Jay KERNIS
Before Sleep and Dreams
1990

Superstar Etude No. 1
1992

Speed Limit Rag
2001

Jerome KITZKE
Sunflower Sutra
1999
The Animist Child
1995

David LANG
Memory Pieces
1997

Tania LEON
Momentum
1984

John LINK
Silex Variations
2006

Robert MAGGIO
Prelude, Hymn, and Toccata
1988

Donald MARTINO
Twelve Preludes
1991

Yvar MIKHASHOFF
The Long Eyes of Earth
1981

James MOBBERLEY
Phenomena
2007

Missing Peace
2007

In B
2007

Caution to the Winds
1987

Voices: In Memoriam
2001

Meredith MONK
Gotham Lullaby
1975

Travel Song
1981

Paris
1972

The Tale
1973

Double Fiesta
1986

Game Master's Song
1984

One-Man-Cha-Cha
1985

urban march (shadow)
2001

Paul MORAVEC
Isle of the Manhattoes
2004

Music Remembers
1985

Piano Triptych
1991

Conlon NANCARROW
Blues
1935

Sonatina
ca. 1941

Studies No. 3d and No. 15

Tango?
1984

Three Inventions
1991

Leo ORNSTEIN
A la Chinoise
1918

Three Moods
1914

Suicide in an Airplane
1914

Solitude
1978

David RAKOWSKI
Ice Boogie
1996

Ned ROREM
Sonata I
1948

Daniel Bernard ROUMAIN
Jam!
1994

Dane RUDHYAR
Granites
1929

Carl RUGGLES
Evocations
1937

Frederic RZEWSKI
De Profundis
1992

Marriage
2002

Kreutzer Sonata (after Tolstoy)
1996

Sonata (for piano)
1991

Variations on L' Homme Arme
1991

Piano Piece No. 3
1977

Piano Piece No. 4
1977

Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
1979

The People United Will Never Be Defeated
1975

The Road, Part III
1996

The Turtle and the Crane
1988

Lost and Found
1985

Coming Together
1973

Sideshow
1978

Step Tangle
1984

Michael SAHL
Tango from Exiles Café
1984

James SELLARS
One-Minute Pieces
1996

Three Nocturnes
1981

Piano Sonata V (Sonata Dada)
1985

Sonata VI ("Patterns on a Field")
1985

Bernadette SPEACH
When It Rains, Llueve
1995

Sonata
1986

Untitled
1982

Bruce STARK
Fugue, Interlude and Finale
2003

Virgil THOMSON
Selected Portraits
year

Prelude
1921

Two Tangos
1923

Suite from "Filling Station"
1938

Christian WOLFF
Piano Song
1983

Randall WOOLF
Limbs Akimbo
2001

Charles WUORINEN
The Blue Bamboula
1980

Frank ZAPPA
Piano Introduction
1970

John ZORN
Carny
1992

C.F. Peters
Waltzes - Selections from the 1978 C.F. Peters Collection
1978

Tangos - Selections from the International Tango Collection

International

Louis ANDRIESSEN
Registers
1963

Image de Moreau
1999

Base
1994

The Memory of Roses
1992

Martin ALTENA
Snapshot (hello, goodbye)
1997

Bela BARTOK
Out of Doors
1926

Sonata
1926

Suite, Op. 14
1916

Bagatelles
1908

Mikrokosmos, Vol. 1-6
1926-37

Alban BERG
Sonata, Op. 1
1908

Luciano BERIO
Rounds
1966

Six Encores
1965-91

Konrad BOEHMER
Children's Song at Dresden
1990

Tango deslavado y moroso
1984

Andre BOUCOURECHLIEV
Orion III
1982

Pierre BOULEZ
Premiere Sonata
1946

Douze Notations
1948

Colin BRIGHT
Atrax Robustus 1
1996

Sylvano BUSSOTTI
Foglio d'Album
1970

Novelletta
1973

Christopher BUTTERFIELD
Pillar of Snails
1986

Joe CUTLER
On The Edge
1985

Claude DEBUSSY
Selected Preludes, Bks. 1 and 2
1911, 1913

Selected Etudes, Bks. 1 and 2
1915

Estampes
1903

Images, Bk. 1 and 2
1905, 1908

Elegie
1915

Suite Bergamasque
1890

Masque
1894

Ton de LEEUW
Linkerhand en Rechterhand
1976

Gerardo DIRIÉ
Siete de Oro
1993

Ivo dan EMMERIK
Fire, imagine
1997

Jose EVANGELISTA
Monodias Españolas
1988

Alfred FISHER
Arik
1982

CHRISTOPHER FOX
Vanished Days
2000

relliK
1994

lliK
1992

Guido LÒPEZ-GAVILÁN
Caleidotropic
1997

Alberto GINASTERA
Sonata No. 1
1952

Danzas Argentinas
1937

Twelve American Preludes
1944

Peter HATCH
Cubanacana
2002

A Chopstick's Fantasy
1993

Christos HATZIS
Orbiting Garden
1989

Toshi ICHIYANAGI
Piano Media
1975

Victoria JORDANOVA
Prayer
1997

Jo KONDO
Walk
1980

Tango Mnemonic
1984

Piotr LACHERT
Aroma in F
1984

Jean LESAGE
Dans la Nuit
1992

Gyorgy LIGETI
Selected Etudes, Bks. I, II
1985, 1988

Ricardo LORENZ
Tres Éxitos
1996

Bachangó
1984

Gustavo MATAMOROS
Re: TdM (are)
1995

Olivier MESSIAEN
Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jèsus (selections)
1944

Ile de Feu
1949

Petites Esquisses d'oiseau
1985

Darius MILHAUD
Saudades do Brasil
1921

Trois Rag-Caprices
1922

Sonata No. 1
1916

Federico MOMPOU
Canciónes y Danzas 5-8
1942-45

Cants Magic
year

Impressions Intimes
1911-14

Variations sur une theme de Chopin
1957

Gordon MONAHAN
Piano Mechanics
1986

Tamar MUSKAL
Plays Well With Self
2007

Modeste MUSSORGSKY
Pictures at an Exhibition
1874

William ORTIZ
Mulata Fantasia
1987

Astor PIAZZOLLA
Adiós Nonino
1959/87

La Mufa (Tango)
1974

Francis POULENC
Nocturnes
1921

Trois Pieces
1928

Intermezzos
1934

Sergei PROKOFIEV
Sonata No. 2, Op. 14
1912

Sonata No. 3, Op. 28
1917

Visions Fugitives
1917

Sarcasms
1913

Maurice RAVEL
Miroirs
1905

Pavane pour une infant defunte
1899

Prelude
1913

Sergei RACHMANINOFF
Selected Preludes, Op. 23 and Op. 32
year

Selected Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 33 and Op. 39
year

Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42
1931

John REA
Portrait of a Man in Elysian Fields
1989
Las Meninas
1991

Poul RUDERS
Sonata No. 1 (Dante Sonata)
1970

Erik SATIE
Ogives
1886

Gymnopédies
1888

Sarabandes
1887

Gnossiennes
1890

Sports et divertissements
1914

Embryons dessèches
1913

Avant-dernières pensées
1915

Les trois valses de précieux degoûte
1914

Veritables preludes flasques
1912

Le piege de Mèduse
1913

Nocturnes
1919

Giacinto SCELSI
Suite No. 9 ("Ttai")
1953

Peter SCHAT
Anathema, Op. 19
1969

Tona SCHERCHEN
Radar
1980

Arnold SCHOENBERG
Drei Klavierstucke, Op. 11
1909

Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke, Op. 19
1911

Suite fur Klavier, Op. 25
1923

Klavierstuck, Op. 33a
1928

Alexander SCRIABIN
Sonata No. 4, Op. 30
1903

Selected Preludes and Etudes
year

RODNEY SHARMAN
The Garden
2001

Opera Transcriptions
1989-95

Narcissus
1981

Kunsu SHIM
A Lasting Song for Geha
1980

Linda Catlin SMITH
Zart
1989

The View from Here
1992

Gerhard STAEBLER
Steps
2003

Internet 1.4
1997

Karlheinz STOCKHAUSEN
Klavierstucke I - IV, VII, VIII, IX, XVI
1955-86

Igor STRAVINSKY
Serenade en la
1925

Piano Rag Music
1919

Tango
1940

L'histoire du soldat
1918

Toru TAKEMITSU
Rain-Tree Sketch I & II
1982

Knut VAAGE
Marche Intercontinentale
1997

Jacob TER VELDHUIS
The Body of Your Dreams
2004

Heitor VILLA-LOBOS
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4
1941

Anton WEBERN
Variations, Op. 27
1936

Amnon WOLMAN
Guy's Lullaby
1991

Iannis XENAKIS
à r. (Hommage à Ravel)
1987

Douglas YOUNG
Dreamlandscapes, Bk. 2
1985

Liaisons

Andy AKIHO
Into the Woods
2013

Mason BATES
Very Put Together (after Putting it Together)
2012

Eve BEGLARIAN
Happiness
2012

Derek BERMEL
Sorry/Grateful
2011

Jherek BISCHOFF
The Ballad of Guiteau
2014

William BOLCOM
A Little Night Fughetta (after Anyone Can Whistle/Send in the Clowns)
2010

Jason Robert BROWN
Birds of Victorian England (after Green Finch and Linnet Bird)
2012

Kenji BUNCH
The Demon Barber (A Fantasia on The Ballad of Sweeney Todd)
2010

Mary Ellen CHILDS
Now (after Now/Later/Soon)
2012

Michael DAUGHERTY
Everybody's Got the Right
2012

Anthony DE MARE
Sunday in the Park~Passages (encore)
2008/2011

Peter GOLUB
A Child of Children and Art (after Children and Art)
2011

Ricky Ian GORDON
Every Day A Little Death
2010

Annie GOSFIELD
A Bowler Hat
2011

Jake HEGGIE
I'm Excited. No You're Not. (after A Weekend in the Country)
2010

Fred HERSCH
No One Is Alone
2010

Ethan IVERSON
Send in the Clowns
2011

Gabriel KAHANE
Being Alive
2011

Phil KLINE
Paraphrase (Someone In A Tree)
2012

Tania LEON
going... gone (after Good Thing Going)
2012

Ricardo LORENZ
The Worst [Empanadas] in London (after The Worst Pies in London/A Little Priest)
2011

Wynton MARSALIS
That Old Piano Roll
2014

Paul MORAVEC
I Think About You (after Losing My Mind)
2010

Nico MUHLY
Color and Light
2012

John MUSTO
Epiphany
2011

Thomas NEWMAN
Not While I'm Around
2012

David RAKOWSKI
The Ladies Who Lunch
2010

Steve REICH
Finishing the Hat-2 Pianos
2010

Eric ROCKWELL
You Could Drive A Person Crazy
2010

Daniel Bernard ROUMAIN
Another Hundred People
2011

Frederic RZEWSKI
I'm Still Here
2012

Rodney SHARMAN
Notes on 'Beautiful' (after Beautiful)
2010

DUncan SHEIK
Johanna in Space (after Johanna)
2014

David SHIRE
Love is in the Air
2010

Bernadette SPEACH
In and Out of Love (after Liaisons/Send in the Clowns)
2010

Mark Anthony TURNAGE
Pretty Women
2011

Nils VIGELAND
Merrily We Roll Along
2009/2011

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