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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
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
9:00 a.m.
Piano Pedagogy Seminar Workshop: "Practicing and Learning Musical Masterpieces" featuring Dr. Courtney Crappell,  Dudley Recital Hall
12:00 p.m. Piano Pedagogy Seminar Lunch (included with purchase of Piano Pedegogy Seminar packages)
1:30 p.m. Piano Pedagogy Seminar Breakout Groups: "Excursions in Style" with MSM Piano Faculty, Moores School of Music Bldg.
4:00 p.m. Piano Pedagogy Seminar Artist Talk: "A Conversation with IPF Artist Nadejda Vlaeva", Dudley Recital Hall
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, 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 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. 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 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 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