The Catholic University of America

 The Catholic University of America
 Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
Piano Division
Presents

 

Beethoven 32 Piano Sonatas

 

Honorary Committee

Boris Berman

Claude Frank

Marta Istomin

Horacio Gutierrez

John O’Conor

Santiago Rodriguez

Andre Watts

H.E. Peter Wittig, Ambassador of Germany to the U.S.A

 

Performed by piano faculty and students of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music:

 

Brian Billion Nathan Blair
Marina Chamasyan
Nikita Fitenko
Motoko Howard
Francesca Hurst
Ivo Kaltchev
JeongEun Park Kang
Yea Seul Kim
Daniel Kuehler
Martin Labazevitch
Alexandra LaMastra
Hyunjoo Lim
James Litzelman
Anna Nizhegorodtseva
Esther Nyberg
Ralitza Patcheva
Sophia Pileggi
Jinghua Pu
Jose Ramos-Santana Jason Solounias
Mary Spence
Jackie Song
Clare Schuberg
Jarred Tafaro
 Yuan Yi Mingke Zhu
     

Concert Schedule (19 concerts)

 All concerts are admission free

 

Complete cycle: 8 concerts, CUA Ward Recital Hall, 8 p.m. 

Concert No. 1: Sonatas 1-4, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, with a pre-concert lecture

Litzelman (Op. 2/1), Solounias (Op. 2/2), Pu (Op. 2/3), Nizhegorodtseva (op. 7)

Concert No. 2: Sonatas 5-8, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

            Hurst (Op. 10/1), Blair (Op. 10/2), Tafaro (Op. 10/3), Labazevitch (Op.13 “Pathetique”)

Concert No. 3: Sonatas 9-12, Tuesday, March 3, 2015

            Spence (Op. 14/1), Song (Op. 14/2), Kim (Op. 22), Howard (Op. 26)

Concert No. 4: Sonatas 13-16, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, with a pre-concert lecture

             Pileggi (Op. 27/1), Billion (Op. 27/2 “Moonlight”), Zhu (Op. 28 “Pastoral”), Patcheva (Op. 31/1)

Concert No. 5: Sonatas 17-21, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

             Lim (Op. 31/2 “Tempest”), Nyberg (Op. 31/3), Yi (Op. 49/1), Schuberg (Op. 49/2),

 Kuehler (Op. 53 “Waldstein”)

Concert No. 6: Sonatas 22-26, Tuesday Oct. 6, 2015

             Labazevitch (Op. 54), Santana (Op. 57 “Appassionata,” and Op. 78), LaMastra (Op. 79), 

 Kuehler (Op. 81a “Les Adieux”)

Concert No. 7: Sonatas 27-29, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, with a pre-concert lecture

             Kang (Op. 90), Fitenko (Op. 101), Tafaro (Op. 106 “Hammerklavier”)

Concert No. 8: Sonatas 30-32 - Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

             Chamasyan (Op. 109), Kaltchev (Op. 110), Patcheva (Op. 111)

 

Complete cycle: 8 concerts, Jordan Kitt's Music, 3 p.m. (www.jordankitts.com)

Concert No. 1: Sonatas 1-4, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 (Fairfax, VA)

Litzelman (Op. 2/1), Solounias (Op. 2/2), Pu (Op. 2/3), Nizhegorodtseva (op. 7)

Concert No. 2: Sonatas 5-8, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 (Rockville, MD)

Hurst (Op. 10/1), Blair (Op. 10/2), Tafaro (Op. 10/3), Labazevitch (Op.13 “Pathetique”)

Concert No. 3: Sonatas 9-12, Sunday, Feb 22, 2015 (Fairfax, VA)

Spence (Op. 14/1), Song (Op. 14/2), Kim (Op. 22), Howard (Op. 26)

Concert No. 4: Sonatas 13-16, Sunday, March 29, 2015 (Rockville, MD)

Pileggi (Op. 27/1), Billion (Op. 27/2 “Moonlight”), Zhu (Op. 28 “Pastoral”), Patcheva (Op. 31/1)

Concert No. 5: Sonatas 17-21, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 (Fairfax, VA)

Lim (Op. 31/2 “Tempest”), Nyberg (Op. 31/3), Yi (Op. 49/1), Schuberg (Op. 49/2),

Kuehler (Op. 53 “Waldstein”)

Concert No. 6: Sonatas 22-26, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 (Rockville, MD)

Labazevitch (Op. 54), Santana (Op. 57 “Appassionata,” and Op. 78), LaMastra (Op. 79), 

Kuehler (Op. 81a “Les Adieux”)

Concert No. 7: Sonatas 27-29, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 (Fairfax, VA)

Kang (Op. 90), Fitenko (Op. 101), Tafaro (Op. 106 “Hammerklavier”)

Concert No. 8: Sonatas 30-32, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 (Rockville, MD)

Chamasyan (Op. 109), Kaltchev (Op. 110), Patcheva (Op. 111)

 

Three concerts with selected Beethoven sonatas:

Levine School of Music, Lang Concert Hall, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, 7 p.m. (www.levinemusic.org)

Nizhegorodtseva (Op. 7), Billion (Op. 27/2 “Moonlight”), Patcheva (Op. 31/1)

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, 4 p.m. (www.npg.si.edu)

Billion (Op. 27/2 “Moonlight”), Labazevitch (Op. 54), Kuehler (Op. 81a “Les Adieux”)

Tafaro (Op. 106 “Hammerklavier”)

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Steinway Series, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, 3 p.m. (americanart.si.edu)

Santana (Op. 57 “Appassionata,”), Fitenko (Op. 101), Kaltchev (Op. 110), Patcheva (Op. 111)