The Sonatina Project
Danny Holt, Piano
Danny Holt’s program traces the history of the sonatina from the 18th through the 21st centuries, highlighting an eclectic array of composers–many of whom are unknown to even the most ardent classical music fans. Shining a spotlight on lesser-known composers is one of Holt’s passions, and this program does exactly that, using the genre of the sonatina as a jumping off point.
About the Artist
Called “phenomenal” by the late music critic Alan Rich, and hailed as one of the “local heroes” of the Los Angeles music scene (LAcitybeat.com), pianist Danny Holt performs around the globe in concert halls (Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Hollywood Bowl), clubs (Joe’s Pub, The Blue Whale, Copenhagen Jazzhouse) art galleries (MASS MoCA, Hammer Museum), churches, living rooms, and wherever else he can find a piano and someone to listen. His recorded catalog includes the recent solo album “Piano Music of Mike Garson” and other solo, chamber, and orchestral releases on the Innova Recordings label, pfMENTUM, New World Records, Deutsche Grammophon, and L’st records. www.dannyholt.net
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