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Christopher O’Riley

Features

Monday, August 10 2009

20 Questions: Christopher O'Riley

Critically acclaimed concert pianist Christopher O'Riley’s recording of Nirvana’s "Heart Shaped Box" will "engender sustained hearing loss, under repeated and hi-res sound reproduction."


Reviews

Monday, October 5 2009

Christopher O’Riley: Out of My Hands

Where O’Riley’s previous releases had significant novelty value to the fans of whichever artist he was focusing on, it’s hard to say who Out of My Hands is going to appeal to.


Monday, April 23 2007

Christopher ORiley: Second Grace: the Music of Nick Drake

Another set of solid, now-characteristic solo piano reinterpretations of a perennial indie favourite


Monday, April 10 2006

Christopher O'Riley: Home to Oblivion: An Elliott Smith Tribute

There's more intensity than obvious variety, and a remarkable unity became manifest when I just started the CD playing and let it play through. Then the whole recital revealed itself as manifestly something massive, and the lack of superficial variety a development of consistency.


Sunday, April 24 2005

Christopher O'Riley: Hold Me to This: Christopher Riley Plays Radiohead

This is nothing less than a wholesale reinvention of one of the greatest and most versitile catalogs in modern pop music.


Monday, November 10 2003

Christopher O'Riley


Blogs

Monday, March 5 2012

Trailer for 'Senseless' Based on the Book by Stona Fitch

Classical pianist and composer Christopher O'Riley curates Mixed Media selecting favorites of his work and others.


Monday, March 5 2012

Christopher O'Riley Performs Bernard Herrmann's Prelude to 'Psycho'

Classical pianist and composer Christopher O'Riley curates Mixed Media selecting favorites of his work and others.


Friday, March 2 2012

Christopher O'Riley Plays Radiohead's "Talk Show Host"

Classical pianist and composer Christopher O'Riley curates Mixed Media selecting favorites of his work and others.


Friday, March 2 2012

Matt Haimovitz & Christopher O'Riley Perform John McLaughlin's "A Lotus on Irish Streams"

Classical pianist and composer Christopher O'Riley curates Mixed Media selecting favorites of his work and others.


Friday, March 2 2012

Radiohead - "Give Up the Ghost" ('From the Basement')

Classical pianist and composer Christopher O'Riley curates Mixed Media selecting favorites of his work and others.


News

Monday, March 3 2008

Pianist lures classical fans into the indie rock world

On several occasions during this decade, pianist Christopher O'Riley has performed the works of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich and interpretations of English singer-songwriter Nick Drake's


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