Summer Academy Schedule

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Schedule

All events are free and open to the public.

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Day
Masterclass I
10am-12pm
Masterclass II
2-4pm
Lecture
4:30-5:30pm
Recital
7:30-9pm
Sunday, July 31
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David Breitman
What are we doing when we play a historical piano?
[Lincoln B20]
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Monday, Aug 1
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Malcolm Bilson
[Lincoln B21]
Tuija Hakkila
[Lincoln 124]
participants

Malcolm Bilson
Aurelia Vişovan:
Beethoven Fantasia, Op. 77
Yen-Ni Wu:
Schubert Impromptus, Op. 90

Tuija Hakkila
Federico Ercoli:
Brahms Fantasies, Op. 116
Rodolfo Faistauer:
Brahms Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21, No. 1

Roberto Poli
Operatic elements in Chopin’s Fantasie, Op. 49
[Lincoln B20]
Mike Lee
Schubert and Chopin
[Barnes Auditorium]
details

Schubert:
Sonata in A minor, D. 845
[Piano: 1825 Graf]

Chopin:
Scherzo No. 1, Op. 20
Scherzo No. 2, Op. 31
Scherzo No. 3, Op. 39
Scherzo No. 4, Op. 54
[Piano: 1843 Pleyel]

Tuesday, Aug 2
Roberto Poli
[Barnes Auditorium]
Tuija Hakkila
[726 University Ave]
participants

Roberto Poli
Paul Di Folco:
Chopin Sonata No. 3, Op. 58

Tuija Hakkila
Gabriel Merrill-Steskal:
Liszt Polonaise No. 2
Wenhao Shou:
Liszt Vallée d’Obermann

Roberto Poli
[726 University Ave]
Malcolm Bilson
[Lincoln B08]
participants

Roberto Poli
Matthew Figel:
Chopin Preludes, Op. 28

Malcolm Bilson
Pedro Sperandio:
Beethoven Sonata, Op. 109
Izaac Masters:
Beethoven Sonata, Op. 110

Nathan Mondry
Improvising cadenzas in Mozart concertos
[Lincoln B21]
Tuija Hakkila
Haydn and Mozart
[Lincoln B20]
details

Haydn:
Sonata in E major, Hob. 31

Mozart:
Ouverture to Die Entführung aus dem Serail (arr. Mozart)
Sonata in C major, K. 330
Sonata in B-flat major, K. 333

[Piano: Wolitf-Schantz]

Wednesday, Aug 3
Tuija Hakkila
[Lincoln B20]
Roberto Poli
[Barnes Auditorium]
participants

Tuija Hakkila
Yen-Ni Wu:
Haydn Sonata, Hob. 46
Stella Zhu:
Mozart Sonata, K. 333

Roberto Poli
Pedro Sperandio:
Schubert Sonata, D. 958 (I and III)
Rodolfo Faistauer:
Chopin Mazurkas, Op. 33

Tuija Hakkila
[Barnes Green Room]
Malcolm Bilson
[Lincoln 140]
participants

Tuija Hakkila
Aurelia Vişovan:
Tchaikovsky Seasons, Op. 37a
Matthew Figel:
Ravel Sonatine

Malcolm Bilson
Federico Ercoli:
Beethoven “Eroica” Variations, Op. 35
Wenhao Shou:
Schubert Sonata, D. 894

Charles Metz
Muzio Clementi: the man, his music, his instruments
[Lincoln B20]
Roberto Poli
Chopin
[Barnes Auditorium]
details

Chopin:
Two Nocturnes, Op. 55
Mazurka, Op. 56, No. 3
Fantasie, Op. 49
Barcarolle, Op. 60
Berceuse, Op. 57
Ballade, Op. 52

[Piano: 1843 Pleyel]

Thursday, Aug 4
Malcolm Bilson
[Barnes Auditorium]
Roberto Poli
[Lincoln B08]
participants

Malcolm Bilson
Rodolfo Faistauer:
Schubert Sonata, D. 959
Stella Zhu:
Chopin Ballade No. 3, Op. 47

Roberto Poli
Andrea Vilar López:
Chopin Scherzo No. 1, Op. 20
Yen-Ni Wu:
Schumann Fantasiestücke, Op. 12

Mike Lee
[Lincoln B21; B20]
Tuija Hakkila
[Lincoln 107]
participants

Mike Lee
Matthew Figel:
Beethoven Sonata, Op. 110 [Lincoln B21]
Federico Ercoli:
Webern Variations, Op. 27 [Lincoln B20]

Tuija Hakkila
Paul Di Folco:
J. S. Bach Partita No. 2, BWV 826

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Participants' Recital I
Aurelia Vişovan
Gabriel Merrill-Steskall
Pedro Sperandio
[Barnes Auditorium]
details

Beethoven:
Fantasia, Op. 77
Aurelia Vişovan
[Piano: McNulty-Walter]

Schubert:
Sonata in A major, D. 664
Gabriel Merrill-Steskal
[Piano: 1825 Graf]

Schubert:
Sonata in C minor, D. 958
Pedro Sperandio
[Piano: 1825 Graf]

Tchaikovsky:
The Seasons, Op. 37a (selections)
Aurelia Vişovan
[Piano: 1878 Blüthner]

Friday, Aug 5
Roberto Poli
[Barnes Auditorium]
Malcolm Bilson
[Barnes Green Room]
participants

Roberto Poli
Federico Ercoli:
Chopin Nocturnes Op. 48 No. 1 and Op. 55 No. 1
Wenhao Shou:
Chopin Fantasie, Op. 49

Malcolm Bilson
Andrea Vilar López:
Beethoven Sonata, Op. 14, No. 1
Paul Di Folco:
Beethoven Sonata, Op. 53 (“Waldstein”)

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Participants' Recital II
TBA
[Lincoln B20]
details

TBA

Saturday, Aug 6
Tuija Hakkila
[Lincoln B20]
Malcolm Bilson
[Lincoln B21]
participants

Tuija Hakkila
Andrea Vilar López:
Schubert Sonata, D. 537
Pedro Sperandio:
Schubert Sonata, D. 958 (II and IV)

Malcolm Bilson
Matthew Figel:
Mozart Sonata, K. 282
Gabriel Merrill-Steskal:
Mozart Sonata, K. 333

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Participants' Recital III
TBA
[Barnes Auditorium]
details

TBA

Sunday, Aug 7
Mike Lee
[Lincoln B20]
Roberto Poli
[Barnes Auditorium]
participants

Mike Lee
Stella Zhu:
J. S. Bach English Suite No. 3, BWV 808 [Lincoln 107]
Charlotte Tang:
Beethoven Sonata, Op. 101 [Lincoln B21]

Roberto Poli
Gabriel Merrill-Steskal:
Chopin Sonata No. 2, Op. 35
Aurelia Vişovan:
Chopin Polonaise-Fantasie, Op. 61

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Locations
  • Lincoln Hall: B08, B20, B21, 107, 124, and 140.
  • Barnes Hall: Auditorium and Green Room (entrance to the right of the Auditorium).
  • 726 University Avenue: Keyboard Gallery (ground level).
People

Read full bios of our artist-faculty, guest speakers, and participants here.