Festival Kickoff: We Love Music

Season Preview and Champagne Reception

The San Francisco International Piano Festival returns to Piedmont Center for the Arts after last season's sold out, smashing success at the Center. This intimate evening of music and friendship kicks off the festival's 3rd season with performance... read more

Piedmont Center for the Arts 801 Magnolia Avenue Piedmont , California 94611

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Old, New, Borrowed, & Blue (Screen)

Eunmi Ko & Igor Lipinski

Join us for a magical afternoon at the Maybeck Studio where Eunmi Ko will perform Brahms' deeply moving Klavierstucke Op.118 and exciting new works by Matthew Schreibeis, Lansing McLoskey, and Anthony Green. After intermission, Igor Lipinski retur... read more

Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts 1537 Euclid Avenue Berkeley , California 94708

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Spinning Forth: Bach, Mozart, Liszt, & Glass

Pianists Owen Zhou & Johnandrew Slominski

Don't miss this soul-nourishing evening of music at the beautiful Noe Valley Ministry! Owen Zhou returns to San Francisco to share his compelling and communicative Bach playing while Johnandrew Slominski will enchant us with his stylish approach t... read more

Noe Valley Ministry 1021 Sanchez Street San Francisco San Francisco , California 94114

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Painting, Poetry, and the Piano

Solo Chopin & Liszt, Faure La Bonne Chanson, Schubert Variations for 4 Hands

The San Francisco International Piano Festival begins its closing weekend with an intimate afternoon concert at the Legion of Honor's enchanting Gunn Theater. In addition to solo piano works by Chopin and Liszt, founder and artistic director Jeffr... read more

Gunn Theater at Legion of Honor Museum 100 34th Avenue San Francisco , California 94121

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Gaspard de la Nuit

Albert Kim & Jiyang Chen

Don't miss this very special recital with two of our festival favorites performing in the gorgeous Maybeck Recital Hall! Albert Kim created a sensation with his performance of Ravel during the inaugural festival of 2017; now he returns to perform ... read more

Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts 1537 Euclid Avenue Berkeley Berkeley, California 94708

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An die Freude; Ode to Joy

Beethoven's 9th Symphony Transcribed by Liszt

Bobby Mitchell performs Beethoven's iconic and beloved Symphony no.9 in D Minor Op.125 in the stunning arrangement for solo piano by Liszt. Through his masterful transcriptions, Liszt brought countless orchestral and operatic masterpieces into the... read more

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Caroline Hume Concert Hall 50 Oak Street San Francisco , California 94102

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