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Master Classes & Special Events

Piano students at Yale regularly have valuable opportunities to perform in piano master classes given by our internationally renowned faculty, and by such visiting artists as Emanuel Ax, Idil Biret, Alfred Brendel, Bruno Canino, Christopher Elton, Leon Fleisher, Richard Goode, Anton Kuerti, Ronan O’Hora, Jon Kimura Parker, Matti Raekallio, Pascal Rogé, Mikhail Rudy, Niklas Sivelov, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, and Boris Slutsky, among many others.

Most master classes take place Thursdays at 10:30am in Morse Recital Hall (*unless otherwise noted). Arrangements can be made for audience members who wish to attend these classes; there is no charge.

2017–2018 Master Class Schedule 

Fall Semester

Wei-Yi Yang
September 21, 2017

Angela Hewitt*
October 10, 2017, 4 pm

Boris Berman
October 26, 2017

Mikhail Voskressensky*
November 1, 2017, 4 pm
November 2, 2017, 10:30 am
Hendrie Hall, Orchestra Rehearsal Room

Peter Frankl
November 9, 2017

Melvin Chen
November 30, 2017

Hung-Kuan Chen
December 14, 2017

Lectures and Special Events

Seymour Bernstein
February 13, 2017 (5pm)

Sudler Hall in William L. Harkness Hall (100 Wall Street)
Lecture entitled: “Interpreting Chopin’s Notational Indications”