Oberlin College and Conservatory

The Grand Piano Extravaganza

Friday, May 24 at 8:30pm

Warner Concert Hall
77 West College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Watch the webcast  – streamed live at concert time.

How many pianos can we get on stage? This not-to-be missed annual event featuring Conservatory of Music piano students and faculty members is a great way to begin the weekend. Proceeds benefit piano department projects.

Program:

Alexander Scriabin: Nocturne in D-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2 (for the left hand)

George Gershwin: Preludes No. 1 and No. 2

Gershwin: I Got Rhythm (for two hands)

Antonín Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Op. 72, No. 2 in E Minor

Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, No. 8 in G Minor (for one piano, four hands)

Hermann Wollenhaupt: Grand galop brillant, Op. 71 (for one piano, six hands)

Leonard Bernstein, arr. Takács: “Mambo” from West Side Story (for eight pianos, 16 hands)

          Peter Takács, conductor

- Intermission -

Sergei Rachmaninoff, arr. Rebner: Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23, No. 5 (for two pianos, eight hands)

Scott Joplin, arr. Takács: Bethena, a concert waltz

Joplin, arr. Hamelin: Maple Leaf Rag (for six pianos)

Frédéric Chopin, arr. Norris: Étude in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 12, “Revolutionary” (for six revolving pianists)

Gioachino Rossini, arr. Czerny: Overture to Semiramide (for eight pianos, 32 hands)

          Raphael Jiménez, conductor

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Tickets are available through the Oberlin alumni office at 440-775-8692.

 

Event Type

Signature Programs, Commencement/Reunion Weekend, Music

Departments

Academic, Piano, Administrative, Concert Production, Conservatory of Music

Tags

webcast

Contact Person

Concert Production

Contact Phone Number

440-775-8610

Contact E-mail Address

conpro@oberlin.edu

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