2017 Golandsky Institute International Piano Festival: July 10 – July 15

The Golandsky Institute International Piano Festival features 5 Extraordinary Concerts by Internationally Acclaimed Artists in six days from Monday, July 10, 2017, through Saturday, July 15. 2017. All concerts at 8pm in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall , Princeton University

All ticket holders are invited to attend a reception with the artists following each concert. The Festival runs in conjunction with the Institute's Summer Symposium

The International Piano Festival is open to the public and features performances by a roster of brilliant musicians from around the world presented for the benefit of Symposium participants and the wider Princeton community.

The general public may purchase tickets online through the Princeton University Box Office beginning on June 1, 2017.
Box Office purchases available one hour before each scheduled concert, in the lobby of Taplin Auditorium.  
Tickets: $35 for the general public, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. Seating is general admission.

FESTIVAL ARCHIVES: View previous Festival concerts.

PRESS: View our comprehensive press history received for the Festival and Symposium.

 

Date Description

Monday, July 10

Opening Concert

THE GYPSY VIOLIN:
WHIMSY, SEDUCTION AND YEARNING 

Jesus Reina

 

 

Internationally acclaimed Spanish violinist Jesus Reina performs an immersive program alongside Josu de Solaun, featuring music by composers Enescu, Sarasate, Dvorak and Janacek.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, July 11

A PASSION FOR
THE PIANO:

CHOPIN, LISZT,
TAUSIG, ENESCU

Josu de Solaun

Master pianist, Josu de Solaun, returns to Princeton performing a program of beloved and little known masterworks highlighting the virtuosic range of the Golden Age of the Piano!

 

 

 

Thursday, July 13  

ALL STRINGS ATTACHED:
CHAMBER MUSIC FOR THE SOUL

Father Sean Duggan

Beloved Festival artist, Fr. Sean Duggan performs duos and trios of Bach, Beethoven and Mendelssohn with friends in an intimate evening of timeless music. 

Featuring guest artists:

Natasha Farny, cello

Friday, July 14

AN EVENING OF JAZZ GREATS

Bill Charlap Trio

The Grammy award winner!

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, July 15

THE MASTERS RETURN:
SONATAS IN D

Ilya Itin

Ilya Itin performs a program of two great sonatas by Schubert and Rachmaninov, bringing us his newest discoveries in the music of the old masters.

 

 

 

 

“Edna Golandsky is a consummate expert of piano technique and musical artistry. The depth of her analytical ability surpasses anything I have encountered. Her work frees performers, enabling them to realize their full potential.”

Ilya Itin