Recognized by the San Francisco Examiner for her “boldly assertive rhetoric”, Anne Rainwater performs a marathon evening of all six keyboard Partitas by J. S. Bach.
The Six Keyboard Partitas of J. S. Bach
Oakland, California-based pianist Anne Rainwater presents all six keyboard Partitas by J. S. Bach in a marathon evening. Anne is a dexterous musician known for her vibrant interpretations of works from J. S. Bach to John Zorn. Recognized for her “boldly assertive rhetoric” (San Francisco Examiner) and “bright golden honeycomb for a brain” (Roy Doughty, poet), she appears as a soloist and chamber musician. Anne has performed in venues and festivals throughout the US and Europe, including the Donau Festival in Krems, Austria, Kampnagel in Hamburg, Germany, the Kennedy Center, Princeton University, University of California San Diego, Louisiana State University, and Le Poisson Rouge, among others. She also curates a monthly musical gathering in Oakland called the Vernon Salon Series. In 2018, Anne released her first solo album, J. S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations. She is a 2019 recipient of an InterMusic SF Musical Grant alongside her New Moon Duo partner, Melinda Becker. Anne holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory and the Manhattan School of Music. For more information, please visit annerainwater.com/.