The Abby Whiteside Foundation
Will Healy and Gabriel Zucker
2020 Sophia Rosoff Concert Series
Will Healy & Santiago Leibson, piano
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 8pm
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

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$35 ($20 students/seniors)

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Pianist-composers Will Healy and Santiago Leibson present music from the Americas, from Canada to Argentina and countries in between. They have chosen to perform seminal works from the piano repertoire including Barber's "Piano Sonata" and Ginastera's "Danzas Argentinas", and will present world premieres as well as recent works imbued with classical, jazz, heavy metal, and folk idioms. 

Will Healy

Ginastera – 3 Danzas Argentinas
Healy – 3 Etudes (world premiere)
Harry Stafylakis – Obstinata 2. Hammergrind (world premiere)
Gershwin/Wild – Embraceable You
Healy – Etudes for Melancholy Robots: III. Trains
William Bolcom РThe Garden of Eden Suite: III. The Serpent's Kiss 

Santiago Leibson

Leibson – 3 Pretangos
Gardel & Lepera – Soledad
Cobian & Cadicamo – Nostalgias
Gardel & Lepera – Volver
Samuel Barber – Piano Sonata in Eb flat minor

Works by Charles Ives, Wadada Leo Smith, Gabriel Zucker (World Premiere), Samuel Barber, Gabriel Kahane and Will Healy (World Premiere)

Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, pianist SANTIAGO LEIBSON relocated to New York City in 2014 to pursue a Masters in Jazz Performance at New York University. After graduating in 2016 he has been studying privately with John Kamitsuka.

He has been a member of both Buenos Aires and New York jazz scenes, collaborating with great musicians such as Francisco Mela, Michael Attias, Tony Malaby, Guillermo Klein and Sergio Verdinelli.

His last trio recording "Episodes" was released in 2018 through FreshSounds New Talent. In addition, he has participated in several records as a sideman.

As an educator, Mr. Leibson has worked as Adjunct Instructor at New York University from 2015 until 2016. Nowadays, he teaches private lessons and works as Pianist Accompanist at Ballet Hispanico.