The International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival, U.S.A., features internationally renowned pianists for five riveting evening concerts.
Tuesday, July 30, 7:30 p.m.
Capturing the attention of juries, audiences, and critics alike for “mesmerizing and exhilarating” performances that [bring] the crowd to their feet, cheering him like a rock star.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K475
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 33 Rondo a capriccio in G Major, Op. 129
Leopold Godowsky: Studies on Chopin Etudes
P. I. Tchaikovsky, Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor
Friday, August 2, 7:30 p.m.
Bryan Wallick is gaining recognition as one of the great American virtuoso pianists of his generation. Gold medalist of the 1997 Vladimir Horowitz International Piano Competition in Kiev, he has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and South Africa.
Joseph Haydn: Sonata in C Hob XVI:50
Robert Schumann: Symphonic Etudes
Claude Debussy: Estampes
Franz Liszt: Reminiscences of Don Juan
Wednesday, July 31, 7:30 p.m.
Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century.
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 4 in F minor Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F-sharp minor Sonata for Two Pianos in F minor, Op. 34b Virtuoso Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F-sharp minor
George David Weiss & Bob Thiele / Anderson & Roe: “What a Wonderful World”
Coldplay / Anderson & Roe: “Viva la Vida” from Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Anderson & Roe: Hallelujah Variations (Variations on a Theme by Leonard Cohen)
John Lennon & Paul McCartney / Anderson & Roe: “Let It Be” from Let It Be
Saturday, August 3, 7:30 p.m.
Performing worldwide from a vast repertoire, the Croatian pianist presents fascinating, uncompromising and ever-changing interpretations, always generating frenzied audience enthusiasm.
J.S. Bach: Well Tempered Clavier Book 1, Preludes and Fugues No. 23, 24, 10, 19, 6, 5, and 15
Frederic Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 Op. 35
Franz Liszt: Apres une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata
Nikolai Kapustin: Sonata No. 1 (Sonata-Fantasy) Op.39
Thursday, August 1, 7:30 p.m.
Russian pianist Zlata Chochieva is “the possessor of a comprehensive technique who brings an inner glow to every bar… Poetic and pianistic command could hardly go further.” (Gramophone)
Bach-Rachmaninoff: Suite from Violin Partita in E Major, BWV 1006: Prelude, Gavotte & Gigue
Schubert-Liszt: 6 Lieder
Mendelssohn-Rachmaninoff: “Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream”
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Canon in E minor (1890-91) , Prelude in F major (1891), "Fragments" (1917), "Oriental sketch" (1917) Piano Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 28