Sarah Rothenberg

1995 Vera List Center Fellow
Sarah Rothenberg is a concert pianist. She conceives, directs, and performs interdisciplinary chamber theater works connecting music to art and literature, including A Proust Sonata, The Blue Rider in Performance, Moondrunk, and Vienna 1900: In the Garden of Dreams. Performances include Great Performers at Lincoln Center, Washington's Kennedy Center, London's Barbican Centre,and Amsterdam's Concertgebouw. Recordings and performances include US premieres of Fanny Mendelssohn's Das Jahr; Rediscovering the Russian Avant-Garde: Roslavetz, Mosolov and Lourié; and works of Wuorinen, Carter, Perle, Tower, Tsontakis, Ran, and Picker in collaboration with the composers, as well as Rothko Chapel: Feldman, Satie, Cage on ECM. Her writings appear in Threepenny Review, Conjunctions, Nexus, Brick, Musical Quarterly, Triquarterly, and several anthologies. She is Artistic and General Director of Da Camera chamber music and jazz in Houston, and was co-founder of the Bard Music Festival. Rothenberg was a 1995 Fellow at the Vera ListCenter for Art and Politics.