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Lisa Moore performs with Grand Band at the opening concert of the 2022 Rite of Summer Music Festival in Nolan Park on Governor’s Island.

Two shows 1pm and 3pm. (Rain date May 22)

New York Keys: The New York City piano sextet Grand Band returns to the stage – presenting works by four New York composers, including a world premiere by Grand Band member Erika Dohi, and, for his 85th birthday celebration, an original arrangement of Philip Glass’s Part 9 from his groundbreaking Music in Twelve Parts. Repertoire classics by Julius Eastman (Gay Guerilla) and Paul Kerekes (bloom) round out this audacious, powerhouse program. Don’t miss Grand Band, an ensemble The New York Times calls “a kind of supergroup.

Program:

Julius Eastman: Gay Guerilla (1979)
Paul Kerekes: bloom (2016)
Erika Dohi: new work (2022) (world premiere)
Philip Glass (arr. Paul Kerekes): Music in 12 Parts, Part 9 (1971-74)