World-renowned clarinetist, Richard Stoltzman, and his son, Peter John Stoltzman, who is an incredible pianist and arranger, are presenting a concert in Oak Ridge, this Saturday evening at 7:30pm at Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church. Richard is a two-time Grammy award winner, has more than forty recordings to his name, and has collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma, Richard Goode, and Emanuel Ax, to name just a few. Peter John has performed all over the world with jazz, funk, and fusion artists, and is currently head of the piano program at the University of Colorado, Denver. Together, they will present a program of music by great American composers: Bernstein, Gershwin, and Charles Ives. Tickets and more information are available online at orcma.org
The father and son duo talk about their collaborative relationship, the music that they are performing on the concert, and Peter's numerous arrangements. Richard, a Cordon-Bleu trained pastry chef, talks about his favorite treat to bake: the Linzer Torte!