Launched in 1996, the Amalfi Coast Music & Arts Festival welcomes students and guests from all over the world for a month-long array of events. Join us for our 23rd anniversary season in 2018! Come discover this magnificent area!
More than a series of concerts, the Festival is a vibrant arts community that brings together musicians, artists and aficionados to enjoy and learn from each other while engaged in the creative process, inspired by the beauty of Italy.
Rudolf Sieczynski: Vienna, City of My Dreams *
Brahms: Symphony No. 3, Op. 90, F major
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 15, C major
* First PMF performance
Inna Faliks returns to the PMF to perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1. She previously performed Prokofiev’sPiano Concerti No. 1 and No. 3 here in 2013. The Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 was first performed at the PMF in 1953 with Frank Glazer and Thor Johnson conducting and most recently in 2007 with Maurizio Moretti and Victor Yampolsky conducting. Brahms’ Third Symphony was first performed at the PMF in 1997 with Steven Alltop conducting and most recently in 2008 with Victor Yampolsky conducting. This is the first PMF performance of Vienna, City of My Dreams.
Sponsored by Ron & Pat Carkoski, Nancy Mills, and OC & Pat Bolt
Autobiographical monologue, spoken by the pianist, intersect with music by Bach, Chopin, Schchedrin & more. This unique story of an immigrant follows family’s journey as Ukrainian Jewish refugees.
Jacaranda Series Feb 2, 4-hand Mahler, Symphony # 6
Danielpour Eleven Bagatelles for Piano
Schumann Kinderszenen, Op. 15
Schumann Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (With Posthumous Variations)
Ukrainian-born American pianist Inna Faliks, Head of Piano at UCLA, has established herself as one of the most exciting, committed, communicative and poetic artists of her generation. Her Wallis debut features the world premiere of “Eleven Bagatelles for Piano” by Iranian-American Richard Danielpour, Professor of Composition at UCLA, as well as two masterworks by Robert Schumann. “Adventurous and passionate” – The New Yorker