American Liszt Society Southern California

ALS SoCal Chapter Festivals

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American Liszt Society SoCal
Virtual Mini-Festival

November 20 & 21, 2021

Applications are Accepted Now until October 1, 2021

Warmest greetings from the Southern California Chapter of the American Liszt Society (ALS SoCal)!

ALS SoCal is excited to present our third biennial festival this coming fall. This year the Festival will be an online, virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This festival will celebrate the legacy of Franz Liszt and present a platform to showcase the talent of young musicians of Southern California.

On November 20 and 21, 2021, we will present a two-day music festival. The first day of the Festival will include a Masterclass for Pre-College students with Professor Hans Boepple, a Pre-College student Recital, and A Music Documentary Celebrating 30 years of Los Angeles International Liszt Competition (LAILC). The second day of the Festival will feature a Masterclass for College students with British author, pianist and pedagogue Paul Roberts, a Lecture Recital with the Paul Roberts on the topic “Reading Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, Switzerland, and Literature” followed by a Q&A, a College student Recital, and the Announcement of the Award for the best Liszt performances in the Pre-College and College categories.

FEES:


The Festival is Free to view for the audience.

Pre-college or College Recital performance fee is $25

Pre-college or College Master class participation fee is $50.

*Deadline for participants to apply is October 1, 2021.

Please mail all applicable fees to:
American Liszt Society-SoCal
c/o Dr. Katherine Hickey
38600 Pine Drive, Cherry Valley, CA 92223

Please make checks payable to “American Liszt Society Southern California Chapter, Inc.

The following is a schedule of events for the day:

Festival Schedule, Saturday, November 20, 2021

10:30am

Welcome note from the ALS SoCal President, Dr. Dmitry Rachmanov and Vice-President Ivana Grubelic Malo, LAILC Directors Dr. Katherine Hickey and Dr. Éva Polgár, and Dr. Joel Clifft, who will announce the publication of “Seven Pieces for Piano” by Eugene Alcalay, ALS SoCal former president and Professor of the Piano at APU.

11:00 – 12:30pm

Pre-College Recital

12:30 – 2:00pm

Lunch break

2:00 – 4:00pm

Pre-College Master Class with Hans Boepple

4:30 – 6:00pm

A Music Documentary Celebrating 30 years of LAILC, featuring winners, jury members, and directors in interviews and performances.

Festival Schedule, Sunday, November 21, 2021

9:00 – 11:00am

College Master Class with Paul Roberts

11:30 – 1:00pm

Lecture Recital with Paul Roberts followed by a Q&A

Reading Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, Switzerland, and Literature

Paul Roberts will discuss the literary reference in the Années Suisse and their importance for interpretation

1:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch break

2:00 – 3:30pm

College Recital

3:30pm

Announcement of the Award for the best Liszt performance by a Pre-College and a College student. Closing note by the ALS SoCal President, Dr. Dmitry Rachmanov and the Board of Directors.

FEES:


The Festival is Free to view for the audience.

Pre-college or College Recital performance fee is $25

Pre-college or College Master class participation fee is $50.

*Deadline for participants to apply is October 1, 2021.

Please mail all applicable fees to:
American Liszt Society-SoCal
c/o Dr. Katherine Hickey
38600 Pine Drive, Cherry Valley, CA 92223

Please make checks payable to “American Liszt Society Southern California Chapter, Inc.