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Schedule of Events

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 Master Class, Dudley Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
Abbey Simon Recital, Moores Opera House
  Bach Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911
  Chopin Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 35
  Remainder of program TBA
Friday, February 2
9:00 a.m. Dr. Courtney Crappell, "Practicing and Learning Musical Masterpieces," Moores School of Music Bldg.
12:00 p.m. Lunch (included with purchase of Piano Pedegogy Seminar ticket)
1:30 p.m. Members of the UH Piano Faculty, Breakout Groups: "Excursions in Style," Moores School of Music Bldg.
4:00 p.m. "A Conversation with IPF Artist, Nadejda Vlaeva," Moores School of Music Bldg.
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 Master Class, Dudley Recital Hall
12:30 p.m. Artists Conversation Luncheon, MSM 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 Master Class, Dudley Recital Hall
7:30 p.m. Alessio Bax Recital, Moores Opera House
  A. Marcello Oboe Concerto in D Minor, S D935, arr. JS 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 Master Class, 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 Fantasiestücke
  Beethoven 32 Variations on an Original Theme in C Minor
  Schubert/Liszt Serenade (from Schwanengesang)
  Liszt Reminiscences of Don Juan