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Second Annual Baltimore Piano Marathon Concert- Spire Series

Second Annual Baltimore Piano Marathon Concert- Spire Series

The Second Annual Baltimore Piano Marathon Concert
Sunday, May 6, 2018, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., eight extraordinary pianists from the Greater Baltimore area will perform – with a new artist taking the stage every 30 minutes throughout the afternoon. Come for as many as you would like – or join us for the entire performance! The glorious Steinway B in the sanctuary will be the featured instrument. Kati Harrison and Mark Malinowski of classical radio station WBJC, will served as the live, co-emcees for this event. Usually $20, this event HALF PRICE: minimum $10 per person; donations over and above will be gratefully received.

The Artists and Programs:

2:00 PM: Lura Johnson
Steinway Artist; Principal Pianist of Delaware Symphony and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras.

Selected Preludes & Fueges, Book 1

2:30 PM: Chad Bowles
Chair of the Piano Department at Peabody Prep.; Co-Director of the Peabody Piano Academy.

Marcello/Wild: Adagio

Gounod/Liszt: Rêverie sur un motif de l'opéra Romeo et Juliette

Verdi/Liszt: Paraphrase de concert sur Ernani

3:00 PM: Seth Schultheis
Senior, Baltimore School for the Arts; Scholarship Recipient; Manhattan School of Music Precollage Division.

Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 39
No. 5 in E-flat minor
No. 8 in D minor
No. 9 in D Major

Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35: Book I

3:30 PM: Ronaldo Rolim and Xiaohui Yang
Two internationally-acclaimed artists; Brazilian pianist Ronaldo Rolim and Chinese pianist Xiaohui Yang join forces in repertoire for four hands.

Two French Suites for Four Hands
Fauré: Dolly
Ravel: Ma mère l’oye

4:00 PM: Jennifer Nicole Campbell

Performer and composer; 1st prize winner 1000 Islands International Chopin Piano Competition; Presser Scholar and Peabody Alumni Award; pupil of Brian Ganz.

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
(solo piano arrangement by Gershwin)
Debussy: La Cathédrale engloutie, from Preludes
Campbell: Variations on Amazing Grace (2017)

4:30 PM: Michael Sheppard
Baltimore based concert artist of international acclaim; Faculty, Peabody Conservatory and Baltimore School for the Arts.

Rachmaninoff: Corelli variations

5:00 PM: Matthew Palumbo
First prize, Chopin Foundation of the U.S. International Competition; Faculty, International School of Music, Bethesda, Maryland; Peabody Conservatory Alumnus.

Sonata in C Major, Op. 53 "Waldstein."

5:30 PM: Shaun Tirrell
International concert pianist; Peabody Conservatory Alumnus; Owner of PianoCraft, Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Funérailles (Harmonies poétiques No. 7)

Vallée d'Obermann (Première année: Suisse)

Event Contact

Beth Seeley

Event Details

Sunday, May 6, 2018, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Full price:
Half price:
Offer good
05/01/18 to 05/06/18
Redemption Instructions

Tickets available at the door.


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