BEAUTIFUL MUSIC. PASSIONATE PERFORMANCE.
World premieres especially for the Competition Winners, commissioned by the Music Academy of the West
The winner of the 2018 Solo Piano Competition, Sophiko Simsive performs Bach’s Italian Concerto, Chopin Preludes, Op. 28 and the premiere of Orpheus Suite (after Rilke) by Elizabeth Ogonek. The winners of the 2018 Marilyn Horne Song Competition mezzo-soprano Kelsey Lauritano and pianist Andrew Sun perform Schubert, Ravel, Falla, and a premiere song cycle by Ricky Ian Gordon.
The 2018 Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners mezzo-soprano Kelsey Lauritano and pianist Andrew Sun and the 2018 Solo Piano Competition winner Sophiko Simsive will also perform recitals in London (January 11), New York (April 3), and Chicago (May 22). Sophiko Simisive will appear in London (January 11), Chicago (April 10), and Los Angeles (April 28).
Marilyn Horne Song Competition International Tour
Progams include selections from:
SCHUBERT Ganymed, Du Bist die Ruh’, Suleika I
RAVEL Histoires Naturelles
RICKY IAN GORDON Without Music (world premiere)
FALLA Seven Popular Spanish Songs
- Jan 11, 6:30 pm / LSO St. Luke’s, London / lso.co.uk/lso-st-lukes
- Apr 3, 8 pm / National Sawdust, New York / nationalsawdust.org
- May 22, 12:15 pm / Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago* / imfchicago.org
- May 24, 7:30 pm / Hahn Hall, Santa Barbara
*live broadcasts (Chicago, WFMT 98.7 / Los Angeles, Classical KUSC)
Generously supported by Linda Seltzer Yawitz and Robert W. Weinman.
Solo Piano Competition International Tour
Programs include selections from:
BACH Italian Concerto, BWV. 971
CHOPIN Preludes, Op. 28
ELIZABETH OGONEK Orpheus Suite (after Rilke) (world premiere)
- Jan 11, 1 pm / LSO St. Luke’s, London lso.co.uk/lso-st-lukes
- Apr 10, 12:15 pm / Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago* / imfchicago.org
- Apr 26, 7:30 pm / Hahn Hall, Santa Barbara
- Apr 28, 6 pm / LACMA, Los Angeles* / lacma.org
Generously supported by The Luria Foundation
Apr 10: Chicago High School for the Arts
Solo Piano Competition winner Sophiko Simsive will lead a 90 minute masterclass at one of Chicago’s premiere visual and performing arts high schools.
Apr 27: Mariposa at Ellwood Shores
Solo Piano Competition winner Sophiko Simsive offers a intimate performance at this Santa Barbara County Senior Living Community.
May 24: Sing! Program
The 2019 Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners will make a guest appearance at a Sing! children’s choir rehearsal at their Franklin Elementary School charter site.