Pianists Hauschka and Dustin O'Halloran at The Triple Door
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The last date listed for Hauschka and Dustin O'Halloran was Wednesday March 24, 2010 / 7:30pm (Doors at 5:30pm).
Quotes & Highlights
Hauschka is the alias of Düsseldorf-based pianist and composer Volker Bertelmann.
Bertelmann’s work is based upon an exploration of the possibilities of the prepared piano – a playfully disruptive intervention into the preconceived idea of the piano as a pure-toned, perfected instrument. Bertelmann explores and influences the outcome of his music by modifying parts of the instrument, attaching various objects to the strings to create a sound described as “a delicate, sometimes haunting form of experimental piano music”. Hauschka’s sound borrows as much from John Cage’s same-titled prepared piano works and the historic predecessors of Les Six – namely Erik Satie. In 2007 his first full album for FatCat, Room to Expand was released to critical praise.
Dustin J. O’Halloran (born 8 September 1971 in Los Angeles, California) is an American pianist and composer.
He has worked with Sara Lov for Devics, and was featured on the soundtrack of the film Marie Antoinette. He currently lives in Berlin, Germany.
O’Halloran’s ‘Prelude 2’ was featured in an Audi A5 advert and ‘Opus 36’ was featured in BBC’s Top Gear during the Vietnam Special.