The Catholic University of America

May 21, 2014

Music School to Present Washington International Piano Festival

Music School to Present Washington International Piano Festival

In summer 2014, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America will present the Washington International Piano Festival (WIPF), which will feature performances by guest artists and young musicians, a piano competition for young pianists, and two performances at the Millennium Stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Unless otherwise noted, events take place on the Catholic University campus: 620 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. For more information, visit music.cua.edu, call 202-319-5416, or see the festival websites below.

The festival will take place from July 27 to Aug. 3.

Guest artist recitals:
John O’Connor, Sunday, July 27, 7:30 p.m., Ward Recital Hall
Chongxiao Liu and Wei Gong Piano Duo, Monday, July 28, 7:30 p.m., Ward Recital Hall
Ralitza Patcheva, Wednesday, July 30, 7:30 p.m., Ward Recital Hall
Yoshio Hamano, Thursday, July 31, 7:30 p.m., Ward Recital Hall
Santiago Rodriguez, Sunday, August 3, 4 p.m., Ward Recital Hall

Young pianist recitals:
Young Pianist Showcase Concerts, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 27-31, 6:45 p.m., Ward Recital Hall
Auditions for The Catholic University of America First Annual Piano Competition, Tuesday, July 29, 1-6 p.m., Ward Recital Hall
Young Pianist Showcase Concert, featuring piano competition winners, Sunday, Aug. 3, 3:15 p.m., Ward Recital Hall

Concerts of selected 2014 WIPF Participants, including both solo and piano ensemble music from WIPF participants, Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2, 6 p.m., John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Millennium Stage. Admission is free and concerts will be webcast online at www.kennedy-center.org.
Closing Concert of the 2014 WIPF Participants, Sunday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m., Ward Recital Hall.

Tickets for each recital are $20 for adults; $10 for seniors and students; and free for CUA students with a valid student ID. For more information, visit www.washingtonpianofest.com.

 

 

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