International Piano Festival: February 6 - 8, 2020 - University of Houston
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International Piano Festival: February 6 - 8, 2020

PARKING ALERT: The February 6 International Piano Festival Discovery Artist Concert, featuring Mackenzie Melemed, happens concurrently with the UH Basketball game. Parking by the Moores School of Music in Lot 16 (Zones B, C, D & G) will convert to game day parking with a flat rate of $10 cash only for all visitors between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Patrons may also park in any other surface lot, not designated for the basketball game, at the regular parking rate of $5. Parking may be limited in the aforementioned lots until the end of the game. Please expect delays and allow extra time to find parking and to walk to the venue.

Parking for February 7 and 8 IPF events is available, as usual, in Lot 16 at the regular rate of $5 (card or cash).

The University of Houston’s Moores School of Music presents the 37th International Piano Festival, a thrilling series of recitals and master classes featuring some of the greatest performers in the world. All programs subject to change.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, February 6
7:30 p.m.
IPF Discovery Artist Recital: Mackenzie Melemed, Moores Opera House
  Bach French Suite in G major, BWV 816
  Beethoven Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54
  Avner Dorman Sonata No. 2 (2000)
  Sibelius Valse Triste, Op. 44, No. 1
  Poulenc Trois pièces
  Schumann Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13
Friday, February 7
3:00 p.m. Vadym Kholodenko Master Class, Moores School of Music Room 160
7:30 p.m.
Simone Dinnerstein Recital , Moores Opera House
  Couperin Les Barricades Mystérieuses
  Schumann Arabesque, Op. 18
  Glass Mad Rush
  Couperin Le Tic Toc Choc, ou les Maillotins
  Satie Gnossienne No. 3 (Lent)
  Schumann Kreisleriana, Op. 16
Saturday, February 8
9:00 a.m. Mackenzie Melemed Master Class, Moores School of Music Room 160
12:30 p.m. Artists Conversation Luncheon, Moores School of Music Room 108
  An informal luncheon featuring IPF artists talking about their lives and careers. Audience questions are welcomed. Requires advance reservation for lunch. Auditors welcome at a reduced fee.
2:30 p.m. Simone Dinnerstein Masterclass & Discussion (Making Your Way In Music), Moores School of Music Room 160
7:30 p.m. Vadym Kholodenko Recital, Moores Opera House
  Mozart Sonata in C minor, K. 457
  Schubert Sonata in A major, D. 664 – Op. 120
  Saariaho Ballade (2005)
  Scriabin Préludes, Op. 13 & 16
  Rachmaninoff Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36