Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
Sundays @ 8PM

Presented every two years in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival is recognized as North America's finest piano music festival. This radio series features artists such as Daniil Trifonov, Gilbert Kalish, Kirill Gerstein, as well as rising stars. The series also includes exclusive interviews, at-the-piano demonstrations, and on-site recordings to give a behind-the-scenes look at the artists' approach to their craft as well as exactly what it takes to put on one of the world's most magnificent music festivals.

11/16

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in A Major, K. 39
Franz Liszt: La Lugubre Gondola
André Watts, piano

Henry Cowell: Aeolian Harp
Barbara Lieurance, piano (with extended technique)

Franz Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118
Susanna Phillips, soprano; Myra Huang, piano

Franz Schubert: An die Musik, D. 547
Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Myra Huang, piano

Jean-Philippe Rameau: Pièces de clavecin
Jory Vinikour, harpsichord

Philip Glass: Closing
Grand Band, pianos

Frederic Chopin: Polonaise in A Major, Op. 40 No. 1, Military
Rafał Blechacz, piano

11/23

J.S. Bach: Partita No. 3 in A Minor
Rafał Blechacz, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor, K. 491
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
Raymond Harvey, conductor
Rafał Blechacz, piano

11/30

Andrew Hsu: Fantasy
Samuel Barber: Piano Sonata, Op. 26
Andrew Hsu, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Maurice Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, piano

12/7

George Perle: Serenade No. 3 for Piano and Chamber Orchestra
Gilmore Festival Chamber Orchestra
Gilbert Kalish, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109
Llŷr Williams, piano

James P. Johnson: Caprice Rag
Stephanie Trick, piano

12/14

Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48
Randall Scarlata, baritone; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Frederic Chopin: Three Mazurkas, Op. 63
Rafał Blechacz, piano

Robert Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13
Daniil Trifonov, piano

12/21

Franz Liszt: Étude de Concert, S. 144 No. 3
André Watts, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Preludes, Op. 32
Nikolai Lugansky, piano

Erroll Garner: Misty
Adam Makowicz, piano

Frederic Chopin: Etudes, Op. 28 No. 4
Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39
Rafał Blechacz, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ch'io mi scordi di te?, K. 505
Gilmore Festival Chamber Orchestra
Karina Gauvin, soprano

12/28

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra
David Lockington, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829
Jory Vinikour, harpsichord