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Pianist MISHA DACIĆ plays at Key Biscayne Piano Festival

Fri Feb 14, 2020

Pianist Misha Dacic performs at Key Biscayne Piano Festival, acclaimed for its passion and virtuosity, this one-time-only concert will include a wide program. There will also be an introductory talk by Frank Cooper. RACHMANINOFF Elegie in E flat minor, Op.3 No.1 Melodie in E major, Op.3 No.3 In the Silent Night Op.4 No.3 (Arr.Earl Wild) To Her Op.38 No.2 (Arr.Misha Dacic) Prelude … +

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Miami International Piano Festival presents: Jorge Luis Prats

Sun, Jan 19, 2020 - 5:00 PM

“Prats is a rare genius, not only because of his extraordinary life story but because of his extraordinary gifts. The piano, he said, is merely the tool he uses to create music. The music he creates is stunning — it enthralls and amazes, while simultaneously stimulating the mind. Here is a prodigious talent whose experiences in Cuba and abroad are conveyed in … +

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Daniel Lebhardt plays at Discovery Series

Sun Feb 23, 2020

Highly praised for it impeccable technique, Hungarian musician Daniel Lebhardt won 1st Prize at the Young Concert Artists International auditions in Paris and New York in 2014. A year later he was invited to record music by Bartók for Decca and in 2016 won the Most Promising Pianist prize at the Sydney International Competition. Now he comes to play as a part … +

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JORGE LUIS PRATS at Key Biscayne Piano Festival

Fri, Jan 17 & 19, 2020

“Prats is a rare genius, not only because of his extraordinary life story but because of his extraordinary gifts. The piano, he said, is merely the tool he uses to create music. The music he creates is stunning — it enthralls and amazes, while simultaneously stimulating the mind. Here is a prodigious talent whose experiences in Cuba and abroad are conveyed in … +

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The Magic of Opera Arias & Piano Masterpieces

Sun, Dec 15, 2019 - 5:00 PM

This unique program will provide a dialogue between pianists and opera singers of great romantic masterpieces and lead the audience into a journey of these two great forms of art. Born in Holguin, Cuba, soprano Eglise Gutiérrez has been named by Opera News as “one of opera’s next wave”. She has performed in opera houses throughout the world and has received universal … +

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Miami International Piano Festival: The Magic of Opera Arias & Piano Masterpieces

Dec 13, 2019, 7 PM

This unique program will provide a dialogue between pianists and opera singers of great romantic masterpieces and lead the audience into a journey of these two great forms of art. The Magic of Opera Arias & Piano Masterpieces in Collaboration with Manny Perez Vocal Studio EGLISE GUTIERREZ (Soprano) & LUIS URBINA (Piano) MICAH MCLAURIN (USA) Featured Pianist Venue Crossbridge Church, Key Biscayne … +

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Pietro de Maria plays at Miami International Piano Festival

Nov 15-17, 2019

De Maria commands a formidable technique with immaculate finish, and profound musicianship, which he places at the service of the music., this pianist breathes new life into music.”  Stephen Greenbank After receiving the Critics’ Prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (1990), Pietro De Maria won First Prize in other prestigious international piano competitions, such as the Dino Ciani – Teatro La … +

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Gavrylyuk brings polish, seasoned artistry to Miami Piano Festival

Alexander Gavrylyuk returned to the Miami International Piano Festival for the first time since 2007 in an impressive recital Sunday afternoon at the Aventura Arts and Culture Center. Now in the midst of a busy international career and artist residency at upstate New York’s Chautauqua Institution, Gavrylyuk emerged as a less impulsive, more seasoned and polished artist. Ferrucio Busoni’s transcription of Bach’s Toccata … +

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Miami International Piano Festival Presents The Magic of Opera & Piano Transcriptions

Sunday, May 13, 7:00 PM

In collaboration with the vocal studio of Manny Perez, this unique program will feature the great opera singers Eglise Gutierrez, Elizabeth Caballero, Mabel Ledo, Yetzabel Arias, Betsy Diaz, Susana Diaz, Ana Collado, Katiuska Rodriguez , Armando Naranjo, Ray Gonzalez ,Matthew Manness, under the direction of pianist/conductor Caren Levine, followed by piano transcriptions, based on opera, performed by the TWO astonishing pianists: Alexander … +

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Miami International Piano Festival Presents two Extraordinary Recitals

May 12, 2018. 3:00 and 7:45 PM

An old hand at the piano at the young age of 12, multi-talented prodigy Harmony Zhu’s been featured several times on the Ellen show, where she proved to be off the charts on the cuteness scale. She’s also performed at Carnegie Hall three times and happens to hold the distinction of being the youngest student at Juilliard. Now this prolific composer and world-champion chess … +

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Miami International Piano Festival presents Alexander Gavrylyuk at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Sun May 6, 2018

Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk  has received critical acclaim for his thrilling performances. He has performed the complete Rachmaninoff concerti cycle and the Rhapsody with both the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Neeme Järvi (May 2013) and as part of the Vancouver Symphony’s Rachmaninov Festival. He regularly visits Japan and Asia, performing with orchestras such as NHK Symphony and Seoul Philharmonic as well … +

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Miami International Piano Festival Presents Celebrated Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk

Sun May 6, 2018

This is our 21st season of presenting exceptional international artists and offering them to the South Florida community. Many of our past finds have gone on to achieve major careers and world-wide fame. Alexander Gavrylyuk is such an artist, one who has been acclaimed worldwide and invited to the world’s most prestigious venues. “Alexander Gavylyuk is one of the greatest discoveries of … +

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Miami International Piano Festival Presents Master Pianist Ilya Itin

Sat March 25, 5:00 PM | Classical Sundays at FIVE

This is our 21st season of presenting exceptional international artists and offering them to the South Florida community. Many of our past finds have gone on to achieve major careers and world-wide acclaim. Ilya Itin is such an artist, one who has been widely celebrated as a performer and educator. “Itin’s is a rare and exciting artistry indeed…poised, pure, and ravishing in … +

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Miami International Piano Festival Discovery Series: Part One

Sat March 17 & Sun March 18, 7:45 PM

This is our 21st season of discovering exceptional international artists and offering them to the South Florida community. Many of our past finds have gone on to achieve major careers and world-wide acclaim. ASIYA KOREPANOVA March 17 at 7:45 PM PROGRAM :VARIATIONS AND WALTZES An immigrant to the United States by way of Russia, Asiya Korepanova is a creative force. Her virtuosity … +

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Aventura Arts and Cultural Center: Pianist Luigi Carroccia

Sun 18 Feb, 2018

Luigi Carroccia was born into a musical family and his first piano teachers were his father and grandfather. His studies continued at the Claudio Monteverdi Conservatory in Bolzano, where he earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees with honors. Luigi has won prizes in many competitions, such as the Maria Herrero International
Competition in Granada and the Premio Abbado, organized by the Italian Ministry … +