2017 International Piano Festival: Monday-Saturday: July 10 - 15

The Golandsky Institute International Piano Festival features five concerts in six days from Monday, July 10, 2017, through Saturday, July 15. 2017.  All concerts will be held at 8PM at 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

Opening Concert!



Monday, July 10

Claudio Martínez Mehner:

Solo works of Ligetti, Bach, and C.P.E. Bach

Tuesday, July 11

Josu de Solaun:

Solo piano

Thursday, July 13

Father Sean Duggan:

Chamber and solo music of Bach

Featuring guest artists:

Antoine LeFebvre, violin

Natasha Farny, cello

Friday, July 14

Bill Charlap Trio:

An Evening of Jazz

Saturday, July 15

Ilya Itin:

Solo works of Schubert and Rachmaninov

“Classical and jazz pianists play the same instrument and are governed by the same physiological principles. The physical freedom offered by the Taubman approach is the perfect companion to the creative freedom pursued by improvising jazz pianists.”

Don Glanden, Professor, The University of the Arts