Garth Newel Piano Quartet Blog

On Steven Stucky’s Piano Quartet

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It was on Valentine’s Day of last year that Steven Stucky passed away. ¬†Brain cancer, they reported. “Steven Stucky, Composer Who Won a Pulitzer, Dies at 66” was the boiled down headline of... READ MORE

On “Cruel ragtime” and Chopin nocturnes

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Sometimes musical kinship between two vastly different composers isn’t readily apparent until you start practicing for a concert that you’ve programmed them on. ¬†One wouldn’t naturally find similarities between the madcap William Albright... READ MORE