Festival Baltimore: Pianist Asiya Korepanova Performs Franz Liszt’s Complete 24 Etudes for Piano

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Festival Baltimore
Pianist Asiya Korepanova Performs Franz Liszt’s Complete 24 Etudes for Piano
Friday, June 16, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Opening the inaugural concert of Festival Baltimore, award-winning virtuoso pianist Asiya Korepanova presents piano repertoire at the pinnacle of difficulty — the complete cycle of 24 concert etudes by Franz Liszt:

  • 12 Transcendental Études, S. 139 (1852)
  • Two Concert Études, S. 145 (1862–63); Three Concert Études, S. 144 (1844–49); Ab Irato, S. 143 (1852)
  • Études d’exécution transcendante d’après Paganini, S. 141 (1838)

The fiery Russian-born pianist Asiya Korepanova has established international career with performances in Russia, England, France, Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, Greece, the Czech Republic, Australia, Kuwait, and India. In the United States, she has been presented by the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., the Bargemusic Series in New York, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Series and Pianoforte Foundation Series in Chicago, and at Carnegie Hall with the New England Symphonic Ensemble, in addition to appearances in Baltimore, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami and Atlanta. Her recitals have been broadcast nationally by NPR stations WFMT and WETA, and her work has been featured on CNN. In 2016, Korepanova became artistic director of the Capriccio Festival in Calabria, Italy. In 2017, Korepanova launched Music for Minds, an organization designed to increase public engagement with classical music.

Admission
$30 general, $15 for UMBC faculty and staff, free to UMBC students, free to patrons 18 years of age and younger. Tickets may be purchased online — https://www.festivalbaltimore.com/tickets — and will also be available at the door. Advance ticket purchases are strongly recommended, and subscription ticket packages are available.

Faculty and staff who purchase tickets through PayPal should pick up their tickets at the box office.

Directions and parking information
UMBC is located just off I-95, about 10 minutes south of the Inner Harbor and about 25 minutes from I-495. For this event, free visitor parking is available in Lot 8, directly adjacent to the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, where the concert hall is located.

From Baltimore and points north, proceed south on I-95 to exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the campus. At the second roundabout, take a left to merge onto the inner loop of Hilltop Circle, turn right at the traffic light at Hilltop Road, and then an immediate left into Lot 8.

From I-695, take Exit 12C (Wilkens Avenue) and continue one-half mile to the entrance of UMBC at the intersection of Wilkens Avenue and Hilltop Road. Turn left at the roundabout. Proceed straight through the traffic light at Hilltop Circle, and then take an immediate left into Lot 8.

From Washington and points south, proceed north on I-95 to Exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the campus. At the second roundabout, take a left to merge onto the inner loop of Hilltop Circle, turn right at the traffic light at Hilltop Road, and then an immediate left into Lot 8.

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall is located in the Performing Arts and Humanities Building (PAHB) — the new building with lots of stainless steel wrapping both ends. The concert hall entrance faces the parking lot on the side of the building nearest the traffic light.

A campus map and more detail is available here.

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