The Guardian (London) raves, "With an energy that sometimes defies belief, Nicolas Hodges's recitals always boldly go where few other pianists dare." He returns to the scene of his 2010 West Coast recital debut with a varied program ranging from Debussy to Mozart. And as usual, Hodges places the spotlight on the work of a modern master, here presenting the Cal Performances co-commission of a stunning new composition by Harrison Birtwistle, a towering figure in British music.
Program notes are available online. [PDF]