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Pianoforte presents an encore of highlights from the fourth annual Austin Piano Festival. KMFA was there to record select performances, and now you can hear them on the air. Hear An Austin Schubertiade, the Two Piano Recital, and Spencer Myer's Solo Recital; hosted by acclaimed pianist, Anton Nel.



Founded in 2013, the Austin Piano Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the musical culture of Austin, Texas and surrounding areas by providing multiple educational opportunities and world class concerts. Their 2016 season included the exciting "Celebration of the Piano" series from May 28- June 5, 2016 and included the Solo Piano Competition, performance opportunities for Texas students, master classes, and concerts and lessons with world-class guest artists and teachers.


From the Two Piano Recital, recorded June 3, 2016 in Jessen Auditorium at UT:

Camille Saint-Saens-Carnival of the Animals

Performed by Rick Rowley and Christopher Guzman

Narrated by John Aielli


From An Austin Schubertiade, recorded May 29, 2016 in Jessen Auditorium at UT:

Franz Schubert-Three Songs for Baritone and Piano: And die Musik, Die Forelle, Erlkonig

Performed by Pianist, Johan Botes and Baritone, Oliver Worthington


From Spencer Myer's Solo Recital, recorded June 4, 2016 in Jessen Auditorium at UT:

William Bolcom-Four Rags: The Brooklyn Dodge, The Poltergeist, Graceful Ghost Rag, The Serpent's Kiss

Performed by Spencer Myer


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