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Washington Performing Arts Hayes Piano Series @ UDC
October 29, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 12, 2016
An event every 2 months that begins at 2:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2016
An event every 4 months that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until February 11, 2017
An event every 6 months that begins at 2:00 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating until April 29, 2017
Washington Performing Arts Hayes Piano Series
Rising keyboard talents are presented each year as part of the Hayes Piano Series, established in 1966 in honor of Washington Performing Arts founder Patrick Hayes and his wife, Evelyn Swarthout Hayes. From Pollini to Perahia, Brendel to Bronfman, virtually every notable pianist performing today made his or her Kennedy Center debut on this exceptional series.
Purchase single tickets (Click “Purchase tickets” below), buy the series for $184, or if you wish to see three or more Washington Performing Arts shows, create a custom series for savings of 10% off single ticket prices.
October 29, 2016: Welsh pianist Llŷr Williams, who is currently completing a three-year Beethoven Sonata Cycle in London and in Cardiff, brings his expressive artistry to the Hayes Series in the fall. Purchase tickets – $45
November 12, 2016: French pianist Lucas Debargue – the largely self-trained winner of Fourth Prize at the Fifteenth Tchaikovsky Competition in 2015 – brings his youthful, individual approach to his Hayes Series program of music by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Chopin, and Ravel. Purchase tickets – $47
December 3, 2016: Israeli pianist Tomer Gewirtzman’s appearance on the Hayes Series marks his Washington Performing Arts debut, co-presented with Young Concert Artists. He performs works by Couperin, Corigliano, Liszt, and Schumann. Purchase tickets – $45
February 11, 2017: Russian pianist Igor Levit makes his long-awaited Hayes Series debut after his originally scheduled date in 2015 was cancelled due to illness. Levit performs a program of music by Shostakovich, Rzewski and Beethoven for this highly anticipated recital. Purchase tickets – $47
April 29, 2017: Winner of Spain’s National Music Prize in 2012, young Spanish pianist Javier Perianeshas already appeared with several of the world’s most renowned orchestras as a soloist, including the Vienna Philharmonic and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. His recital includes a program of music by Schubert, Ravel, and De Falla. Purchase tickets – $45