Pianist and composer Danny Green wrote “When Opportunity Knocks” as a special piece to be debuted at TEDxSanDiego with classical pianist Ines Irawati. Featuring two pianos, bass, drums, and strings, this work combines elements of jazz and classical music. Pianists Green and Irawati are joined by bassist Justin Grinnell, drummer Julien Cantelm, violinist Isaac Allen, […]
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The word katabasis describes a storyline in which the protagonist journeys down to the underworld and emerges with heightened knowledge. The piece takes a similar journey, featuring a haunting melody played by cellist Erica Erenyi. Pianist and composer Danny Green is also joined by bassist Justin Grinnell, drummer Julien Cantelm, and violinist Isaac Allen. San […]
Completed in 1835 after Chopin moved to Paris, this piece has been with Ines since she was very young and living in Indonesia. “I’ve played it many times for auditions which brought me to the United States as a high school teenager, and to be accepted into both my undergraduate and my masters schools.” Known […]