A Chat with Pierre Jalbert, a Contemporary Classical Composer Appearing in Tulsa

Nov 13, 2015

On this installment of ST, a conversation with the Houston-based composer and pianist Pierre Jalbert. As presented by Chamber Music Tulsa, the widely acclaimed Weiss Kaplan Stumpf Trio will perform one of Jalbert's compositions at a Sunday afternoon concert on the 15th. The concert begins at 3pm in the Tulsa PAC's Williams Theatre, and Jalbert himself will be giving a pre-concert talk at 2:15pm. Also, Jalbert will appear with this celebrated trio in a free, open-to-the-public rehearsal tomorrow morning, Saturday the 14th, at 10am in the Meinig Recital Hall (located in TU's Lorton Performance Center). Jalbert is on the music faculty at Rice University; he talks with us about his roots, inspirations, and motivations as a composer of modern-day classical music. The Weiss Kaplan Stumpf Trio will be performing Jalbert's Piano Trio No. 1 at the concert on Sunday, and you can learn more about this concert here.