The Dranoff International 2 Piano Competition - 176 Keys to The World (Ep.4)

March 31, 2014

Tonight at 7:00 on the "The Evening Concert" on WILL-FM it’s the Dranoff international Two Piano Competition. Duo Yamamoto plays Poulenc’s “Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra” and Debussy’s arrangement of Schumann’s ‘Canonic Etudes’. Also on the program Duo Yoo and Kim plays Ravel’s “Introduction and Allegro” and Saint-Saens “Variations on a theme of Beethoven.

Monday March 31: The Dranoff 2 Piano Competition: 176 Keys to the World (#4 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 for bios of the teams….)

SAINT-SAENS: Variations on a theme by Beethoven (Duo Yoo and Kim)
Gabriele Lena FRANK (b. 1972): Seis cantos de los campos for two pianos (Duo ImPuls)
SCHUMANN arr. DEBUSSY: Six Etudes en forme de Canon, Op. 56 (Duo Yamamoto)
ARENSKY: Suite No. 1 for two pianos, Valse Romance

BACH: Concerto in C minor for two keyboards, BWV 1060 (Dui ImPuls)
TCHEREPNIN: Rondo, Op. 87a (Duo Yamamoto)
RAVEL: Introduction and Allegro (Duo Yoo and Kim)
POULENC: Concerto for piano and orchestra in D Minor (Duo Yamamoto)

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