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 Out: Bach, Mozart, Liszt, & Glass

Pianists Owen Zhou & Johnandrew Slominski with Special Guest Appearance by the Fervida Trio

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

Babetta Wilson Memorial Concert

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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Gems from the Salon & Prokofiev's 8th

Albert Kim & Jiyang Chen

Don't miss this very special recital with two of our festival favorites performing in the gorgeous Maybeck Recital Hall! Jiyang Chen enchanted audiences with his stylish and improvisatory playing at last year's Maybeck Concerts, and his return... 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 Sonata Op.111 and 9th Symphony Transcribed by Liszt

Festival favorite Daria Rabotkina opens this all-Beethoven program with Beethoven’s Sonata in C Minor Op. 111- the composer's final piano sonata, a sublime musical journey from darkness to light, and one of the great essays in the form. Bobby M... read more

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

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