Sergei Babayan

Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

Currently there are no tickets available to this event. The Bienen School is holding a limited number of tickets for those interested in registering for the 2017 American Liszt Society Festival. Any remaining seats will be made available for resale on Monday, April 24.

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"Babayan is no mere pianist. He is a master-musician for whom the piano is his voice, his orchestra.” – The Scotsman

Sergei Babayan has recently performed with the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Israel Camerata in Tel Aviv, at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland, and in duo with Daniil Trifonov at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia, as well as in numerous recital and chamber music engagements throughout the US. He regularly performs with the world’s foremost orchestras, including the London Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and the New World Symphony. Babayan has won consecutive first prizes in several major international competitions including the Robert Casadesus International Piano Competition, the Hamamatsu Piano Competition, and the Scottish International Piano Competition. Babayan's performance will be the opening event of the American Liszt Society's annual conference hosted this year by the Bienen School of Music and will feature works by Liszt and his contemporaries.

Franz Liszt, Ballade No. 2 in B Minor
Vladimir Ryabov, Fantasia in C Minor, Op. 21, in memory of Maria Yudina
J. S. Bach, selections from the Klavierbüchlein für Wilhelm Friedemann Bach:
     Prelude in C Major, BWV 939
     Prelude in C Minor, BWV 999
     Menuet-Trio in G Minor, BWV 929
     Prelude in E Major, BWV 937
     Sinfonia in E-flat Major, BWV 791
     Prelude in D Minor, BWV 926
     Prelude in C-sharp Major, BWV 872
     Prelude in F Major, BWV 901
Frédéric Chopin
     Polonaise, Op. 26 in C-sharp Minor
     Valse, Op. 64 No. 2 in C-sharp Minor
     Barcarolle, Op. 60 in F-sharp Major
Franz Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12, S244/12

Tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with a valid ID.