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.


Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17, Op. 31 No. 2
Llyr Williams, piano

Samuel Barber: Excursions
Lori Sims, piano

Frederic Chopin: Mazurkas, Op. 56
Andrew Hsu, piano


Nikolai Lugansky, piano
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 29

Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra
David Lockington, conductor
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, piano
Camille Saint-Saƫns: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor


George Gershwin: Summertime
Storm Large, vocal; Kirill Gerstein, piano

George & Ira Gershwin: I Loves You Porgy
Adam Makowicz, piano

George Gershwin: Variations on "I Got Rhythm" (arr. Earl Wild)
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
Raymond Harvey, conductor; Rafal Blechacz, piano

This series concludes with this program. Discover Classical will present The Mozart Festival on Sundays at 8:00pm beginning February 15.