Piano festival concerts
Friday, June 22, 2018
The inaugural East Carolina Piano Festival will bring internationally acclaimed artists and promising young pianists to eastern North Carolina.
The event will feature three public concerts by the faculty and guest artists, as well as free concerts by the Young Artist Program participants.
The first performance, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, will feature guest and faculty artists Benjamin Hochman, Yukiko Sekino, Keiko Sekino, Kwan Yi and John O'Brien.
A piano recital by Andrew Tyson will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday. It will include works by Anda, Chopin, Ravel and Berg.
Chamber music concert by Peter Frankl and friends will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The legendary Hungarian pianist will be joined by ECU faculty artists Ara Gregorian and Hye-Jin Kim, violin, and Keiko Sekino and Kwan Yi, piano, for a program of chamber music works by Schubert, Debussy, Schumann and Brahms.
All concerts are general admission seating and cost $30 per concert or $80 for a package of all three concerts. ECU students may visit the Central Ticket Office at Mendenhall Student Center with their One Card for $10 student price tickets. Call 328-4788.
Young artist program concerts are scheduled for 9 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday. All three young artist concerts are free.
All concerts are in the A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall in ECU’s School of Music.
For more festival information visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/music/summer/piano.cfm or call 328-5184.