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36th International Piano Festival

36th International Piano Festival

36th International Piano Festival (Photo: Jesse Reyes)

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
Jan. 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

Feb. 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

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

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

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

Dates: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 (All day)
Friday, February 1, 2019 (All day)
Saturday, February 2, 2019 (All day)
Price: 
$10 – $84 (Ticket packages and group rates available)
Phone number: 
7137433388
Venue: 
Moores School of Music - UH
Address: 
3333 Cullen Blvd
Houston, TX 77004

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