Schedule of Events

From daytime music and visual arts workshops to evening concert series and galas, there's something for everyone at the MostArts Festival. This year we're pleased to announce that world-renowned Spanish Pianist Joaquin Achucarro joins the MostArts Festival in recital on Friday, July 12th! Download the full MostArts program here.


Sunday, July 7, 2019

7:30 Grand Opening Festival Concert
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Featuring the 2018 Young Pianist Competition Grand Prize Winner Christopher Zandieh
Yuval Zaliouk, Conductor

Glinka: Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C Major, K. 338
Chopin: Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
Christopher Zandieh, Soloist

Gala Reception with food and wine in Ade Hall located across the street. The public is invited to meet and greet with the artists. $10 donation at the door.


Monday, July 8, 2019

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Featuring the Zandieh Trio
Sound Bites Sampler No. 1
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)

7:30 Evening Concert Series
Miller Theatre (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra

Weber: Overture to Oberon
Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 22
Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120
Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez, Soloist

Meet and Greet the Artists reception in Ade Hall


Tuesday, July 9, 2019

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Sound Bites Sampler No. 2
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)

6:00 Carillon Recital
Davis Memorial Carillon (Free Event)
Carl Van Eyndhoven, Carillonneur

7:30 Evening Concert Series
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Yuval Zaliouk, Conductor

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
André Michel-Schub, Soloist

Meet and Greet the Artists reception in Ade Hall


Wednesday, July 10, 2019

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Sound Bites Sampler No. 3
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)

2:00 Recital
Miller Theater (Free Event)
Competition Recitals
Young Pianist Competition Finalists

4:00 Recital
Miller Theater (Free Event)
Competition Recitals
Young Pianist Competition Finalists

6:30 Wave
Alfred Ceramic Art Museum
Please join the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum and the artist Eva Hild for the unveiling of Wave.

7:00 Music Under The Stars
BBQ & Gallery Hop at the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum (Tickets Required)
Delicious food, music and art, including Fitting in an Standing Out at Cohen Center Gallery, Fresh Meet at Robert C. Turner Gallery, Gallery 2 Gifts of Distinction, TSI/Harland Snodgrass Media Gallery and more!


Thursday, July 11, 2019

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Sound Bites Sampler No. 4
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)

7:30 Evening Concert Series
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Steven Thomas, Conductor
Featuring Finalists of the Pianist Competition:

Maxine Park, 14 years old from Hanover, NH
Mozart Concerto No. 21 in C Major K. 467
  Andante
  Allegro vivace assai

Kaelem Michel, 14 years old from Fayetteville, NY
Mozart Concerto No. 24 in C minor K. 491
  Larghetto
  Allegretto

LiYuan Byrne, 16 years old from Verona, NJ
Mozart Concerto No. 22 in E flat Major K. 482
  Andante
  Allegro

Sora Hoppo, 15 years old from Sewickley, PA
Mozart Concerto No. 23 in A Major K. 488
  Adagio
  Allegro assai

Meet and Greet the Contestants Reception in Lower Miller Lobby


Friday, July 12, 2019

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)
Concert pianist Joaquin Achucarro in Recital

W.A. Mozart: Fantasie in D minor, K. 397
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E flat major, Op.109
  Vivace ma non troppo / Adagio espressivo Prestissimo Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo
Chopin: Preludes, Op. 28   

7:30 Evening Concert Series
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Steven Thomas, Conductor
Featuring Finalists of the Young Pianist Competition:

Hyeonuk Park, 14 years old from Chestnut Hill, MA
Mozart Concerto No. 23 in A Major K. 488
  Adagio
  Allegro assai

Ethan Yuen, 17 years old from Palo Alto, CA
Mozart Concerto No. 20 in D minor K. 466
  Romanze
  Allegro assai

Carey Byron, 14 years old from Los Angeles, CA
Mozart Concerto No. 9 in E-flat major K. 271
  Andantino
Rondo: Presto 

Shuheng Zhang, 17 years old from Canton, MI
Mozart Concerto No. 23 in A Major K. 488
  Adagio
  Allegro assai

Meet and Greet the Contestants Reception in Lower Miller Lobby


Saturday, July 13, 2019

3:00pm-4:00pm High Tea & Poetry Reading with Jason Gray
Featuring poet Jason Gray
Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center 2nd floor (Free Event)

7:30 Gala Concert: Festival Orchestra
Miller Theatre (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Yuval Zaliouk, Conductor

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Joaquin Achucarro, Soloist

Awards announcements and presentations for the Young Pianist Competition Winners.
Gala Reception with food and wine in Ade Hall located across the street. The public is invited to meet and greet with the artists.


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