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, K472
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 33
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Rondo a capriccio, Op. 129
Leopold Godowsky: Studies on Chopin Etudes
Friday, August 2, 7:30 p.m.
“Elegant yet natural,” “passionate yet deliberate,” “chiseled yet expressive,” describe this brilliant Korean pianist. Now a favorite with Fort Collins audiences, Ju-eun Lee returns to dazzle once again with her elegant and passionate playing.
R. Schumann: Concert Etude after Paganini Caprices No. 2, Op. 10
C. Debussy: Étude pour les Agrément
A. Scriabin: Etude, Op. 42, No. 5
F. Chopin: 12 Études, Op. 10
F. Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op.28
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.
Hungarian Dance No. 4 in F minor by Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F-sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Sonata for Two Pianos in F minor, Op. 34b by Johannes Brahms
Virtuoso Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F-sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
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.
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: Prelude, Gavotte & Gigue
Schubert-Liszt: 6 Lieder
Mendelssohn-Rachmaninoff: “Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream”
Canon in E minor (1890-91)
Prelude in F major (1891)
Piano Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 28