Past Events (Page 5)

Master Class with Karén Hakobyan

Festival Education Series As part of the 2015 Festival, young pianists from Utah have the opportunity to work with our international artists. The pianists are chosen through a selective application process. Master Classes provide a performance opportunity for the young pianists and they receive one-on-one training to gain insights in piano performance, piano technique, and piano literature. All…

Karén Hakobyan

2015 Gina Bachauer International Piano Festival Karén Hakobyan “…Hakobyan is an immensely talented and dynamic performer with an impressive technical command of his instrument…” –Deseret Morning News PROGRAM Sonatine // Maurice Ravel      Modéré Mouvement de menuet Animé Concert Etude “Basso Ostinato” Op. 14 No. 1 & 2 (Utah Premiere) // Karén Hakobyan “Garun a” (It’s Spring)…

American Piano Quartet

The piano quartet founded by Paul Pollei continues the tradition of virtuoso concert music! Program Waltz from Faust // Charles Gounod/ R. de Vilbac Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 // Anton Dvorak/ Keller Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring // Johann Sebastian Bach/Mack Wilberg Organ Fugue in D Major // Johann Sebastian Bach/Scott Holden Finale from “Organ”…

Andrey Gugnin

Program Six Pictures // Arno Babajanyan Petite suite en 15 images // Jacques Ibert      Prélude      Ronde      Le gai vigneron (The Gay Wine-Grower)      Berceuse aux étoiles (Lullaby under the Stars)      Le cavalier Sans-Souci (Carefree Knight)      Parade      La promenade en traîneau (Sleigh Ride)      Romance      Quadrille      Sérénade sur I’eau (Serenade on the Water)      La machine à coudre (The…

Michael Gurt

Tribute to Paul Pollei Paul Pollei was one of those rare individuals who truly deserve characterization as a visionary leader. Through his great knowledge and love of music, his enormous enthusiasm, his warm personality, and his sheer indefatigability, he created an international piano competition that still stands as one of the world’s most prestigious. Paul…

Faina Lushtak

Faina Lushtak’s Tribute to Paul Pollei I first met Paul Pollei in New Orleans many years ago. I was supposed to play a solo recital that evening. The weather was horrible, and I was certain that nobody would attend the concert. Indeed I was right. Paul came over and introduced himself to me and consoled me. Then all of…

2014 Rose Exposed: Home

Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation presents pianists Koji Attwood & David Horton in collaboration with Plan-B, PYGmalion, RDT, Ririe-Woodbury, and SB Dance! What? Koji Attwood and David Horton will be collaborating with resident dance and theatre companies of Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center based on the concepts of “home”. The pianists will be integrating their music throughout…

Final Round with Utah Symphony

Which of the 37 pianists will take home the Gold Medal?? Plus $40,000, a recording contract, a recital at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and more! 3 Finalists will perform full concertos with the Utah Symphony conducted by Thomas Hong at Abravanel Hall (Home of Utah Symphony). Will it be the infamous Rachmaninoff 3rd?…

Evening of Music & Magic with Igor Lipinski

 “He thrills you on the piano. He mystifies you with magical illusions. And he keeps you laughing with his impudent, charismatic charm.” –Penn & Teller Is it a concert or is it a magic show? The answer is BOTH! We guarantee your evening will be full of laughter and awe here at the Black Box…