Philip Glass and John Medeski Join Free Grand Piano Marathon
New York City’s Merkin Concert Hall has been undergoing renovations and the facility finally will reopen early next year. On January 21, a number of musicians will celebrate its return with a Grand Piano Marathon. This free performance will draw together twelve pianists including: Philip Glass, John Medeski, Anat Fort and Vijay Iyer. In addition, Ursula Opens will perform a world premiere piece by Pulitzer Prize winner composer William Bolcom. Patrons will be allowed to enter and exit during the free marathon, with additional details at the Merkin website.