Aaron Kurz, piano - Student Recital
In pursuit of their degrees at SFCM, each student presents a recital that represents their artistry and craft. Student Recitals feature repertoire curated by students with guidance from their faculty instructor.
Felix Mendelssohn: Prelude & Fugue in E Minor, Op. 35, No. 1
Caroline Shaw: Gustave Le Gray
Franz Liszt: Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata
Aaron Copland: In Evening Air
Claude Debussy: Estampes, L. 100
II. La soirée dans Grenade
III. Jardins sous la pluie
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6 in A Major, Op. 82
I. Allegro moderato
III. Tempo di valzer lentissimo
About SFCM's Piano Department
SFCM pianists study in a focused, energized, and supportive environment. Artist-teachers with a wealth of international performing experience provide close instruction and mentorship to an exclusive group of fewer than 50 students. Performance opportunities within the Conservatory and around San Francisco help prepare students for a career at the highest professional level. Students also have the chance to enter a yearly concerto competition, the winner of which performs with the Conservatory Orchestra. Interdepartmental collaboration, guest artist residencies, and master classes round out a transformative piano education. Recent guest artists include Emanuel Ax, Sergei Babayan, Richard Goode, Stephen Hough, Menahem Pressler, and Shai Wosner.
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