Last night, pianist Kristofer Rucinski performed the premiere concert of his Scriabin Response Project, in which he commissioned twelve composers to respond to Alexander Scriabin’s 12 Etudes, Op. 8. While I was not able to attend, I heard that the concert went wonderfully. Not only did Kris perform all 24 pieces, but he memorized them as well! The second part of this project will be a studio album recording– I greatly look forward to hearing the results and sharing them with you.
For now, have a listen to the Scriabin etude to which I was asked to respond:
…And the poster for my individual etude: