We welcome you to the 2015 / 2016 season of Portland Piano International.


Past Performances

Click photo for more info; photo: Nana Watanabe

Click photo for more info; photo: Nana Watanabe

Murray Perahia

“Perahia's extraordinary pianism is a sacrament of purification and a kind of return to an age of pianistic innocence.”

– Los Angeles Times

 

Date

SUN APR 10, 2016 2PM

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

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Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven


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Click photo for more info; photo: Marco Borggreve

Alexander Melnikov

“Melnikov's playing has wonderful color and imagination…Everything is a testament to reflection and skill, yet the pianist is…laughing, dreaming, lamenting and dancing.”

– Frankfurt Allemeine Zeitung

 

Dates

SAT SEP 26, 2015 4PM

SUN SEP 27, 2015 4PM

Lincoln Hall at PSU

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Schubert, Shostakovich

Shostakovich


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Click photo for more info; photo: Lynn Goldsmith

Lise de la Salle

The audience had to remember to breathe…the exhilaration didn’t let up for a second.

– Washington Post

 

Dates

SAT OCT 24, 2015 4PM

SUN OCT 25, 2015 4PM

Lincoln Hall at PSU

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Beethoven, Ravel, Debussy, Brahms

Bach, Bach/Liszt, Brahms, Schumann


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Click photo for more info; photo: Stan Giske

Charlie Albright

“Virituosity meshed with a distinctive musicality throughout.”

– New York Times

Dates

SAT DEC 5 , 2015 4PM

SUN DEC 6, 2015 4PM 

Lincoln Hall at PSU

 

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Janacek, Beethoven, Chopin

Mozart, Chopin, Menotti, Mussorgsky

 


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Click photo for more info; photo: Julia Wesely

Nareh Arghamanyan

“Wonderfully sparkling articulation, imaginative dynamic shaping and a convincing dialogue between bass and melody.”

Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Dates

SAT JAN 16, 2016 4PM

SUN JAN 17, 2016 4PM

Lincoln Hall at PSU

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Bach, Shostakovich, Part, Babajanyan, Komitas, Komitas/Andriasyan, Delallian, Stravinsky/Agosti

Brahms, Schumann, Medtner, Rachmaninov, Rachmaninov/Wild, Gershwin/Wild, Kapustin


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Click photo for more info; photo: Paul Marc Mitchell

Joseph Moog

“Striking contrasts of programming…but unifying their sound-worlds with a common thoughtfulness and sensitivity of playing.”

– Irish Times

Dates

SAT MAR 12, 2016 4PM

SUN MAR 13, 2016 4PM

Lincoln Hall at PSU

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Bach, Brahms, Liszt

Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Godowsky