This performance by pianists Kyle Orth and Nadia Azzi took place on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 3:00 pm.



Program

Composer Work Year
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, K. 448 1781
Franz Schubert Fantasie in F minor, D. 940 1828
Intermission
Ferruccio Busoni Finnländische Volksweisen (Finnish Folk Songs), Op. 27 1888
Maurice Ravel Rapsodie espagnole, M. 54 1907

About the Artists

Kyle Orth

Kyle Orth

Internationally acclaimed pianist Kyle Orth has appeared as soloist with many orchestras, including the Dallas, Fort Worth, Israel, Oaxaca, Minnesota, and Missouri Symphony Orchestras, performing under the batons of Jaap van Zweden, Osmo Vänskä, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, and other renowned conductors. His performances have been hailed as “spine-tingling” (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) and “breathtaking” (Boston Musical Intelligencer).

Born in Fountain Valley, California and raised in Richardson, Texas, Kyle Orth completed his undergraduate degree at TCU, and received his graduate degree from the New England Conservatory, where he continues his performance studies in the highly selective DMA program.

Nadia Azzi

Nadia Azzi

Twenty-four-year-old Nadia Azzi discovered her passion for music at an early age. Born in Dunedin, Florida to Japanese-Lebanese parents, she began playing the piano at the age of five. At the age of eleven, Nadia made her New York City debut at Carnegie Hall.

Nadia graduated from the pre-college division of The Juilliard School studying under Dr. Yoheved Kaplinsky. She currently studies with Fabio Bidini at the Colburn Conservatory of Music under a full scholarship.