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Schedule of Events

AS OF 1/31/18: ABBEY SIMON'S PERFORMANCE ON FEBRUARY 1 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS. ALL OTHER INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL EVENTS WILL CONTINUE AS SCHEDULED.

The University of Houston’s Moores School of Music presents the 35th International Piano Festival, a thrilling series of recitals and master classes featuring the greatest performers in the world. All programs subject to change.


Thursday, February 1
2:00 p.m. Kenny Broberg Masterclass, Dudley Recital Hall
   
7:30 p.m.
AS OF 1/31/18: ABBEY SIMON'S PERFORMANCE CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS
Abbey Simon Recital,
Moores Opera House
Copies of Inner Voices, Simon's new biography, will be available after the performance
  Mozart Sonata No. 12 in F Major, K.332
  Beethoven Sonata No. in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
  Ravel Three Pieces from Miroirs: Noctuelles, Oiseaux triste, Alborada del gracioso
Friday, February 2
7:30 p.m.
Kenny Broberg Recital, Moores Opera House
  Franck Prélude, Fugue et Variation, Op. 18
  Bach Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911
  Barber Sonata, Op. 26
  Liszt Sonata in B Minor, S. 178
Saturday, February 3
9:00 a.m. Nadejda Vlaeva Masterclass, Dudley Recital Hall
   
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. Abbey Simon Masterclass, Dudley Recital Hall
   
7:30 p.m. Alessio Bax Recital, Moores Opera House
  A. Marcello Oboe Concerto in D Minor, S D935 (arr. J.S. Bach, BWV 974)
  Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42
  Dallapiccola Quaderno musicale di Annalibera
  Liszt St. François d’Assise: La predication aux oiseaux, S. 175/1
Après une Lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata, S. 161
Sunday, February 4
10:00 a.m. Alessio Bax Masterclass, Dudley Recital Hall
   
3:00 p.m. Discovery Artist Nadejda Vlaeva Recital, Moores Opera House
  Rameau/Godowsky Sarabande, Menuet, Elegie, Tambourin
  Volkmann Fantasy, Op. 25a
  Bortkiewicz 6 Fantasiestücke, Op. 61
  Beethoven 32 Variations on an Original Theme in C Minor
  Schubert/Liszt Serenade from Schwanengesang
  Liszt Un sospiro; Reminiscences of Don Juan