Adam Tendler

About the Author

A 2019 recipient of the Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists, pianist Adam Tendler is a recognized interpreter of living and modern composers. Between 2005 and 2006, Tendler appeared in all fifty United States in a grassroots recital tour he called America 88x50, which became the subject of his memoir, 88x50, a Kirkus Indie Book of the Month and Lambda Literary Award nominee. Tendler has recorded performances and masterclasses for the digital music platform, Tido, collaborated with Edition Peters on a new edition of John Cage's In a Landscape, released the premiere recording of Edward T. Cone’s 21 Little Preludes, and his album of piano works by Robert Palmer will appear on New World Records in 2019. An active presence in all contemporary concert music genres, Tendler has also performed the complete major piano works of Aaron Copland, and collaborates with the John Cage Trust and Edition Peters in presenting Cage’s work internationally. He released his second book, tidepools, in December.

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