Pianist Sarah Cahill is an advocate for new classical music and a faculty member at the San Francisco Conservatory. In 2018, she was given a Champion of New Music Award from the American Composers Forum.
Sarah Cahill stopped by Studio A at Interlochen Public Radio to play music of John Adams, Annea Lockwood and Pauline Oliveros. All three of those pieces were written for her.
She discussed how she advocates for new music and what it's like commissioning new works from composers. Listen to the entire performance and conversation below.
Sarah Cahill will give a recital Thursday, July 5 at 8 p.m. in the Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall at Interlochen Center for the Arts. The recital will also be presented as a live featured webcast. Click here for more information about the performance.
Brock Morman engineered the sound recording. Madeline Merwin provided production assistance.