Pianist Corey Hamm will perform at Northwestern State University on Oct. 28-29 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free. Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series International.
The Oct. 28 concert will feature “The People United Will Never Be Defeated!” by Frederic Rzewski, which consists of 36 variations of a Chilean revolutionary song. His CD of the hour-long work by Redshift Records won Spotify’s Best Classical Recording in 2014 and Best Classical Recording at the 2014 Western Canadian Music Awards. He has performed the work over 80 times all over the world.
On Oct. 29, Hamm will play Prokofiev’s “Sonata No. 8,” “Piano Sonate” by Henri Dutilleux and Nikolai Kapustin’s “Piano Sonata No. 2.”