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36th International Piano Festival

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The University of Houston’s Moores School of Music presents the 36th International Piano Festival, a thrilling series of recitals and masterclasses featuring some of the greatest performers in the world. Led by nonagenarian and IPF Founder Abbey Simon, this dynamic weekend of pianism features Russian virtuoso Alexander Kobrin and charismatic rising star Sean Chen, our 2019 Discovery Artist.

Recitals
January 31, 7: 30 p.m. – Sean Chen
Chopin: Tarantelle, Etude Op. 25/7; Scriabin: Nocturne; Chopin-Godowsky: Etude, Op. 10/12;
Chopin-Liszt: 6 Chants Polonais, S. 480; Chopin: Mazurkas, Op. 63; Rachmaninov: Variations on a Theme of Chopin, Op. 22

February 1, 7:30 p.m. – Abbey Simon
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 12; Beethoven: Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1; works by Chopin and Ravel

February 2, 7:30 p.m. – Alexander Kobrin
Schubert: Sonata in G major, D. 894; Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5

Masterclasses
February 1, 3 p.m. – Alexander Kobrin
February 2, 9 a.m. – Sean Chen
February 2, 2:30 p.m. – Abbey Simon

Learn more and view the full schedule of events at uh.edu/pianofestival.

$10 – $84 (Ticket packages and group rates available)

Details

Date:
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.uh.edu/kgmca/music/events-performances/piano-festival/schedule/index

Venue

UH Moores School of Music
3333 Cullen Blvd #120
Houston, 77004
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Phone:
713-743-3313
Website:
http://www.uh.edu/cota/music/

Organizer

UH Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts
Phone:
713.743.0867
Email:
cota@uh.edu
Website:
http://www.uh.edu/cota/
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