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International Piano Week Concerts

Please join us for our International Piano Week concert series beginning July 11. All concerts are free and open to the public and will be held at 7pm in the Theatre Room in the Joseph R. Curry Academic Center. (Please note that this venue has limited seating; guests are encouraged to arrive early.)

For more information on Cushing’s International Piano Week, please click here.
 
July 11
Opening Concert by Margarita Nuller (Russia/USA) performing:
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata Opus 81a “Les Adieux”, Sonata Opus 109
J.S. Bach - Suite no.5 in G major
Sergey Prokofiev - 6 Pieces from Cinderella Opus 102
Strauss/Schulz-Ezler - Blue Danube Waltz
 
July 12
“Omaggio Duo” with Monica Tessitore, piano (Brazil/USA) and Ning Tien, cello (China/USA)
A program of Asian composers to include “Capriccio Himalayan” by Song Tao
 
July 13
Concert of Brazilian Piano Music - various participants of the International Piano Week
 
(July 14: No concert)

July 15
Piano Duo with Heron Alvim (Brazil) and Junia Canton (Brazil) performing:
Franz Schubert - Fantasie in F minor, Opus 103
Johannes Brahms - “Souvenir de la Russia”           
Maurice Ravel - “Ma Mére L’Oye”
Francisco Mignone - “Congada”
 
July 16
Guest Artist Roberto Poli (Italy/USA) performs an all-Chopin program.
Fryderyk Chopin:
Nocturne, Opus 27 no.2
Polonaise - Fantasie, Opus 61                      
Barcarolle, Opus 60
Ballade no. 4, Opus 52
Berceuse, Opus 57
Sonata no.3, Opus 58
 
July 17
Closing concert and student competition with the participation of the audience to decide who will win a full boarding scholarship to next summer’s International Piano Week and the opportunity to give a recital.
 
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Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.

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