There is an overriding joy in their music-making. Couple that with incredible technical abilities, ensemble second to none, and, in their videos, a true sense of theatrical entertainment, and you have a positive look at the future of classical music performance. They do have it all, and any classical music lover owes it to himself to hear Anderson & Roe.
Anderson and Roe are the very model of complete 21st-century musicians. They fuse classical and pop music into a blend of high artistry and skillful entertainment... That they are crack pianists goes without saying.A sweet and jewel-like performance … ferocious, thundering…
Sparkling … exhilarating!Certainly [Bach] would have embraced Anderson & Roe’s ingenuity and musicianship. Uncanny ensemble prowess ... gorgeously calibrated legato phrasing. The music dances off the page.
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers transposed from the dance floor to the keyboard.
Believe all the hype: Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe—more famously called Anderson & Roe—are electric. The piano duo did more than celebrate the launch of their new album; they fashioned an entirely new concert experience.
Even the most jaded of concert goers sat forward in their seats and dropped their jaws in amazement as these two just re-wrote the book of the tedious concert recital.
The audience, like Vesuvius, erupted with one massive cheer, jumping to its feet, settling for a moment like hot pumice only to explode again minutes later for two more dazzling pyrotechnic encores. …all the flamboyance, adrenaline and infectious passion that youth and virtuosity could muster.
Anderson & Roe are the gold standard among today’s piano duos.
No more sensational young piano duo team can be found … the most dynamic duo of this generation. Explosive creativity ... refreshing ... exuberant ... volatile and thrilling.
Breathtaking. They breathed as one … an almost telepathic understanding of each other’s musicianship and an outrageous and transcendental technique.Testament to the popularity of Anderson & Roe: the line for their autographs was longer than that for Lang Lang’s.
The highest level of artistry. Phrasings tapered across the instruments; harmonies blended sumptuously; articulations were perfectly matched in weight and color.
Rock stars in the classical musical world.
Bold and brash, full of unexpected twists, Anderson and Roe pull off an expertly rendered, elegantly pianistic moonwalk.
At the core of Anderson & Roe’s performance is a downright lustful grab for the music’s raw impulses. Spotless diction, perfect teamwork, expertly balanced dynamics. A monumental sound; their warm, full tone is a delight ... Their arrangements are feats of magic. Huge cheers.
Anderson & Roe gave an electrifying performance that swept the audience into a cheering mass of humanity, making a strong case that playing piano is the most fun thing that two people could ever do together.
Bloody knuckles and poked eyes: these two play rough.
Greg and Liz take an iconoclastic pleasure in smashing through the stereotype of classical music as a tame and harmless anachronism.
Sample Programs include two-piano programs, a one-piano/four-hand program, children's repertoire, and a holiday program.
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