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Moores School of Music presents: A Piano Showcase, Celebrating Sergei Rachmaninoff’s 150th Birthday

Saturday, April 1, 2023

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The University of Houston’s Kathrine G. McGovern School of the Arts and the Moores School of Music is excited to present a showcase performance by some of our highly-talented graduate piano students in a celebration of the 150thbirthday of Sergei Rachmaninoff, who was born on April 1, 1873.

The program will feature the Variations on a Theme of Corelli (Op. 42), Sonata in Bb minor (Op. 36), selected Preludes (Op. 23), and the Suite for Two Pianos in G minor (Op. 17)

Performers will be Ilya Ivanov, Paul McCarroll, Olena Blahulyak, Han Sol Joeng and Shu-Peng Wang



This concert will kick-off the Moores School’s Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Birth of Sergei Rachmaninoff, scheduled for November 27 — December 2, 2023.

November 27 – Moores Opera House, 7:30 pm

Piano Faculty in two-piano works

(Timothy Hester, Tali Morgulis, Todd Van Kekerix, Andrew Staupe)

November 28 – Moores Opera House, 7:30 pm

Vocal concert / Cello Sonata

(Cynthia Clayton, Eunghee Cho, Brian Suits)


November 29 – Moores Opera House, 7:30 pm

Moores School Wind Ensemble

David Bertman, conductor

Andrew Staupe, concerto soloist


November 30 – Moores Opera House, 7:30 pm

Evening Faculty Chamber Music Concert – Moores Opera House

(Kirsten Yon, Eunghee Cho, Timothy Hester)


December 2 — 2:00 & 7:30 pm

Afternoon student marathon performance – Dudley Recital Hall

Moores School Symphony Orchestra & Concert Chorale

Franz Krager & Betsy Cook Weber, conductors

Tali Morgulis, concerto soloist

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Dudley Recital Hall University of Houston

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