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WIPF is proud to present internationally acclaimed pianists as part of its concert series. The cost of tickets is included in the participants' tuition. The concerts are open to the community, and tickets to individual concerts can be purchased at the door or reserved by emailing us at washingtonpianofest@gmail.com.

Ticket Prices:
Adult: $20; Seniors and students: $10; CUA's students with a valid student ID: free admission

Young Pianist Showcase Concert: Winners of the 2017 Lancaster International Piano Festival Romantic Music Competition
Sunday, July 23, 6:45-7:15 pm, Ward Hall, CUA

Program TBA


Alexander Kobrin
Sunday, July 23, at 7:30 pm, Ward Recital Hall, CUA

PROGRAM

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata, Op. 90
Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck
Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata, Op. 101
Allegretto ma non troppo
Vivace alla marcia
Adagio ma non troppo, con affetto
Allegro

Intermission

Schumann Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13

 


Young Pianist Showcase Concert: Winners of the 32nd International Young Artist Competition:
Monday, July 24, 6:45-7:15 pm, Ward Hall, CUA

Program TBA


Seok-Rahn Kwon
Monday, July 24, at 7:30 pm, Ward Recital Hall, CUA

PROGRAM

Joseph Haydn
Piano Sonata in Eb Major, Hob.XVI:49
Allegro
Adagio e cantabile
Finale:Tempo di Minuet

Claude Debussy
Preludes from book I
V. Les collines d'Anacapri
VII. Ce qu'a vu le vent d'Ouest

Preludes from book II
V. Bruyeres
VI. General Lavin
XII. Feux d'artifice

Franz Liszt
From Annees de pelerinage:

Les jeux d'eaux a la villa d'Este

Sonetto 123 del Petrarca

Venezia e Napoli
1. Godoliera
2. Canzone
3. Tarantella


Faculty Recital: Francesco Mirabella and Yuri Didenko & Diana Didenko Piano Duo
Tuesday, July 25, 7:30 pm, Ward Recital Hall, CUA

PROGRAM

Francesco Mirabella

Frederic Chopin Andante Spianato e Grande Polacca Brillante, Op.22

Alberto Ginastera Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 22
Allegro marcato
Presto misterioso
Adagio molto appassionato
Ruvido ed ostinato

Intermission

Yuri Didenko & Diana Didenko Piano Duo

Sergei Rachmaninoff Suite No. 1 for two pianos, Op. 5
Barcarolle. Allegretto
La nuit... L'amour... Adagio sostenuto (The night...the love...)
Les Larmes. Largo di molto (The Tears)
Paques. Allegro maestoso (Easter)

Sergei Rachmaninoff Vocalise op.34, No.14 for two pianos

Sergei Rachmaninoff Men's Dance from Opera Aleko for two pianos

V. Lutoslawski. Variations on a Theme of Paganini for two pianos


 

Young Pianist Showcase Concert: Winners of the 2017 Young Musicians Inspiring Change International Competition
Thursday, July 27, 6:45-7:15 pm, Ward Recital Hall, CUA

Program TBA


Duo Turgeon
Thursday, July 27, at 7:30 pm, Ward Recital Hall, CUA

PROGRAM

Andante and Variations in G major, K. 501 W. A. Mozart

Sketches Valery Gavrilin
March
Little Clock
At the Coachman's Quarter
Having A Dream
Driving the Troika

Slavonic Dances Antonín Dvorák
Op. 72, No. 1 in B major
Op. 72 No. 5 in B-flat minor
Op. 46 No. 8 in G minor

Winter at Gros Cap Anne Louise-Turgeon

Andante and Allegro Brillant Op. 92 Felix Mendelssohn

Intermission

Fantaisie in F minor, D. 940 Franz Schubert
Allegro molto moderato
Largo
Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Finale: Allegro molto moderato

Rapsodie Espagnole Maurice Ravel
Prélude à la nuit - Très Modéré
Malagueña - Assez vif
Habañera - Assez lente d'un rhythme las
Feria - Assez animé



Winners of the 4th Catholic University of America Piano Compeititon
Saturday, July 29, at 6:45 pm, Ward Recital Hall, CUA

Program TBA


Alexander Korsantia
Saturday, July 29, at 7:30 pm, Ward Recital Hall, CUA

Program

Ludwig van. Beethoven
Six Variations in F major, Op 34

Franz Schubert
Sonata in B flat Major, D. 960
Molto moderato
Andante sostenuto
Allegro vivace con delicatezza
Allegro ma non troppo

Intermission

Joseph Haydn
Sonata in E flat major Hob XVI/49
Allegro
Adagio e cantabile
Finale. Tempo di Menuet


Maurice Ravel (Arrangement - A. Korsantia)
La valse



Selected WIPF Participants' Concerts (FREE ADMISSION)
Sunday, July 30, and Monday, July 31, at 6:00 pm
Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage


Closing Concert of the 2017 WIPF Participants (FREE ADMISSION)
Monday, July 31, at 1:00 pm, Ward Recital Hall, CUA

Program TBA