Keys to the Stars: Grieg piano duo together with Peter Barthel

Starting in 2008, Peter Barthel collaborates with the Grieg Pianoduo, Elles van der Heiden and Siebert Nix, in a project combining 4-hand piano music with astronomy video. The collaboration featured a world premiere in september 2009, of a new work "The Sombrero Galaxy", composed for the Grieg duo and Barthel, by Estonian composer Urmas Sisask. More information can be found in the article on p.16/17 of the July 2011 issue of the Journal "Communicating Astronomy to the Public".



World premiere of
The Sombrero Galaxy,
Urmas Sisask, opus 119
(Groningen, Sept.18, 2009)