TThe Master Piano Recital Series is the region’s uniquely dedicated solo piano series. Hailed for “filling a necessary niche” (Citizen) in the city, the series brings the brightest classical piano talent from around the world to your home town. With past performers that include Charles Richard-Hamelin, Simone Dinnerstein, George Li, David Jalbert, Dang Thai Son and many more, the Master Piano Recital Series has established itself as an elite-level artistic offering in the city of Ottawa.

The MPRS offers an up-close-and-personal experience or world-class pianism like no other.

KALEIDOSCOPE

With Sofya Gulyak

Bach-Busoni | Chaconne
Clara Schumann | Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann Op. 20
Chopin | Andante spianato et Grande polonaise brillante Op. 22
Rachmaninoff | 5 pieces Op. 3 
Prokofiev | Sonata No. 7

THE POET’S PILGRIMAGE

With Jeanne Amièle

Beethoven | Sonata No. 31 in A flat major Op. 110
Liszt | Years of Pilgrimage, First Year (Switzerland)
Janacek | Sonata I.X.1905 ‘From the Street’
Ravel | Gaspard de la nuit

FORE PLAY

With Claire Huangci

Chopin | 24 preludes Op. 28
Rachmaninov | Preludes Op. 2 No. 3; Op. 23 Nos. 1–7; Op. 32 Nos. 12 & 13

SONATAS OF THE EAST

With Carson Becke

Chopin | Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35, ‘Funeral March’
Scriabin | Piano Sonata No. 3 Op. 23
Szymanowski | Piano Sonata No. 2 in A-major Op. 21

HOME OF THE BRAVE

With Drew Petersen

Ives | ‘The Alcotts’ from Concord Sonata
Griffes | Fantasy Pieces Op. 6
Carter | Piano Sonata
Cerrone | Hoyt-Schermerhorn
Barber | Sonata for piano Op. 26