From the Faraway Nearby in Serbia, December 28 & 29

GastesiBezerraDuo The Piano Duo Gastesi-Bezerra will perform four movements from my suite of pieces for piano four-hands From the Faraway Nearby, inspired by paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe on December 28 – 8PM at the Studentski Kulturni Centar in Belgrade, Serbia and on December 29 – 7 PM at Novi Sad’s City Hall in Novi Sad, Serbia.

Both programs will include twelve premieres in Serbia. Among them, works by Dimitri Cervo, Carme Fernández-Vidal, Charles Griffin, Piotr Lachert, Terry Winter Owens, Justin Rubin, Rodolfo Coelho de Souza, Ricardo Tacuchian, Tim Thompson , and Marlene Woodward-Cooper. They will also be playing works by distinguished Serbian composer Vladimir Tosic.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.