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Christopher O’Riley Tackles R.E.M., Portishead, Cocteau Twins, The Smiths on New Album

Classical Pianist Also Takes on Nirvana, Radiohead, Elliott Smith, and Others

Jun 30, 2009

Concert pianist Christopher O’Riley has been known to lend his talent to non-classical repertoire. Having rendered his own versions of compositions by Radiohead, Elliott Smith and Nick Drake in dedicated albums, O’Riley has announced the upcoming Out of My Hands, which will feature his arrangements of songs by R.E.M., Tori Amos, The Smiths, Cocteau Twins, Pink Floyd, Portishead, Tears For Fears, Elliott Smith, and Radiohead. More


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The Acclaimed Classical Pianist Tackles the Works of Radiohead and Elliott Smith

Jun 02, 2005

Christopher O’Riley isn’t your typical indie rock fan. He might have a weakness for all things obscure and intricate, but where the average listener might sit down and marvel at the complexity of a Radiohead arrangement, O’Riley can pull up the piano bench and tap out his own arrangement. More