The Catholic University of America

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

The Washington International Piano Series at CUA

2016-17 Concert Season
“A Celebration of Our 9-ft New York Steinway Concert Grand Piano”

Address: CUA Ward Recital Hall, 620 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington DC 20064
Parking: free street and on campus parking
Information: kaltchev@cua.edu 202-319-5861

Prof. KRASSIMIRA JORDAN (Baylor University)
Prof. PAMELA MIA PAUL (University of North Texas)

Sat, Sept. 24, 2016
Ward Recital Hall, 8pm
Free Admission
Program: Works for two pianos and piano duet by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Ravel, and Stravinsky

Prof. HEDI SALANKI, Harpsichord (University of West Florida)
SIMON MAURER, Baroque Violin

Th, October 13, 2016
Ward Recital Hall, 8pm
Free Admission
Program: Solo and chamber Baroque works by Bach, Handel, Clearambau, Mondonville, Corelli, Vivaldi, and Telemann.

Dr. JEREMY FILSELL
Dr. RALITZA PATCHEVA

Sun, October 23, 2016
Ward Recital Hall, 6pm
Free Admission
Program: Works for two pianos by Poulenc, Richard Rodney Bennett, and Rachmaninov.

SANTIAGO RODRIGUEZ (University of Miami)

Thurs, Dec. 8, 2016
Ward Recital Hall, 7pm
Celebrating Ginastera’s Centennial - 1916-1983
Program: Ginastera Sonata No. 2 and American Preludes; Rachmaninov Sonata No. 2 and selected Preludes, Etudes-tableaux and Moment musicaux.

Prof. EDWARD NEEMAN (Utah Valley University) and
Prof. STEPHANIE NEEMAN (Valdosta State University)

Th, January 26, 2017
Ward Recital Hall, 8pm
Free Admission
Program: Works for solo piano and piano duet by Mozart, Schubert, Liszt, Rachmaninov, and Milhaud.

CUA Piano Alum Showcase: ESTHER NYBERG

Th, February 2, 2017
Ward Recital Hall, 8pm
Free AdmissionProgram: Works by Mozart, Chopin, Ravel and others.

SILVIA TESSARI (Italy)
1st Prize Winner of the 3rd Catholic University of America International Piano Competition

Th, March 2, 2017
Ward Recital Hall, 8pm
Free Admission
Program: Works by Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, and Stravinsky.

FRANCESCA HURST (CUA piano faculty)
MOLLY ORLANDO (CUA piano alum)
Members of the GREAT NOISE ENSEMBLE

Th, March 16, 2017
Ward Recital Hall, 8pm
Tickets: $20 (general admission), $10 (senior citizens), free (CUA students, faculty and staff)
Program: Chamber music works by Marc Mellits, Armando Bayolo, Derek Bermel and others.

ALEXANDRA LAMASTRA (USA)
1st Prize Winner of the 3rd Catholic University of America International Piano Competition

Friday, March 17, 2017
Ward Recital Hall, 7pm
Free Admission
Program: Works by Chopin, Brahms, Scriabin, Debussy, and Ginastera.

Prof. MURRAY MCLAHLAN (Royal Northern College of Music, England)

Sunday, April 2, 2017 Ward Recital Hall, 4pm
Free Admission
Program: Chopin 24 Preludes Op. 28, Ronald Stevenson 'Pensees sur les Preludes de Chopin', Finzi-McLachlan Three Bagatelles, Nikolai Miaskovsky Sonata No. 1 Op 7