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Toads and Diamonds Ballet & favorite encores by Chopin and Debussy
Toads and Diamonds folk ballet by Deon Nielsen Price ; “Clair de lune” and “Feu d artifice” by Debussy; “Fantaisie Impromptu,” “Revolutionary Etude,” “Cello Etude,” “Black Key Etude” by Chopin. Deon Nielsen Price plays on her “dream” Steinway semi-concert grand piano.
Deon Nielsen Price. F. Chopin, C. Debussy
Cambria CD1222 Distributed by NAXOS. Jonathan Marcus, recording engineer.
“Toads and Diamonds” commissioned by Park City Dance (UT), Juliana Vorkink, choreographer, premiered May 10, 2014.