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The Dranoff International 2 Piano Competition - 176 Keys to The World (Ep.3)


Tonight at 7:00 on the "The Evening Concert" on WILL-FM it’s Brahms’ “Haydn Variations” on the Dranoff International Two-Piano Competition. Also on the program Jerome Moross’ “The Last Judgement” in a special two piano arrangement played by Duo-Impulse, Lutoslawski’s “Paganini Variations” played by Duo Boheme and Victor Babin’s  Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra.

Monday March 24: The Dranoff 2 Piano Competition: 176 Keys to the World (#3 of 4)

The 2013 competition follows the eight top professional semifinalist piano teams from seven countries: Duo Yamamoto (Japan), Duo Yoo & Kim (South Korea), Duo ImPuls (Germany); Duo Ping & Ting (Hong Kong); Lavrova/Primakov Duo (Russia); Duo Bohemes (France/Romania); Adventure Piano Duo (Russia); Julia Getallo & Alexander Andreev Duo (Russia) 

(See http://dranoff2piano.org/comp-about-2013-teams.html for bios of the teams….)

BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
LUTOSLWSKI: Paganini Variations (Duo Boheme)
Jerome MOROSS: The Last Judgement (Duo Impuls)
BIZET: Children's Games (L'escarpolette & Le bal)
RAVEL: La Valse
MOZART arr. BUSONI: Overture to The Magic Flute
RACHMANINOFF: Introduction & Tarantelle from Suite No. 2, Opus 17
Victor BABIN (1908-72): Concerto No. 2 for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Opus 22