12th Annual iPalpiti Festival of International Laureates

August 11-23, 2009
Beverly Hills-Los Angeles
Eduard Schmieder, Music Director & Conductor


Tuesday, August 11 12:30PM

iPalpiti Soloists
Korn Hall, UCLA, Anderson School 

Around the World: iPalpiti artists play music of their countries
Solo instrumental
Estonia: Heino Eller (1887 –1970) “Fantasy for a solo violin” (around 1930-s) – Kaija Lukas
Norway: Johan Halvorsen (1864 –1935) Concertcaprice and Miniature – Chen Sisters
Oystein Sommerfeldt (b.  ) Sonata Saxifraga – Catharina Chen
Argentina: Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) Grand Tango -Sami Merdinian/Yves Dharamraj
Spain: Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966) Suite “Preludio e Fantasia”-Francisco Vila, cello
Iran: Kian Soltani (b.1992) “Persian Fire Dance” – Kian Soltani, cello
Kazakhstan: Dina Nurpeisova “Asemkonyr” – Askar Ishangaliyev, cello


Thursday, August 13 12:30PM

iPalpiti Soloists
Korn Hall, UCLA, Anderson School

Rossini: Sonata for two violins, cello, bass (Sisters Chen, Ishangaliev, Nix) 
Mendelssohn: String Octet (Rainer/Dossumova/Merdinian/Kawamura; Cvetkov/Shagidullina; Kang/Jung )


Saturday, August 15 2:30-4:30PM

iPalpiti orchestra “Preview”
Open Rehearsal
Rolling Hills United Methodist Church  

7:30PM

Concert: Selections from August 22 program         


Sunday, August 16 2PM

Affair in the Garden: Honoring Underwriters
Bel Air Estate of Hayley & Michael Miller


Sunday, August 16th 6PM

iPalpiti Soloists at Sundays Live! broadcast 88.5 KCSN
LACMA, Bing Theater

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio N1 d minor  op 49 (Daniel Austrich/YvesDharamraj/Jennie Jung)
Piano Trio N2 c minor op 66 (Catharina Chen/Kian Soltani/MariangelaVacatello)


Monday, August 17th

Dine & Mingle with the Artists at Pi on Sunset
Mediterranean cuisine, hookah and surprise impromptu performances 


Wednesday, August 19 7PM

Greystone Mansion 
iPalpiti Soloists

Mendelssohn trios N1 dminor Austrich/Dharamraj/Jennie Jung
Tchaikovsky: Meditation-Waltz-Scherzo-Melodie Daniel Austrich
TBA – Yves Dharamraj


Thursday, August 20 7PM

Meet the Artists Gala
The estate of Helena and Stanley Kröl-Kolodziey, Beverly Hills

Includes: Buffet reception/performance/VIP ticket to Disney Hall concert on August 22


Friday, August 21 8PM

Special presentation: Celebrating Mendelssohn’ bi-centennial birthday
Temple of the Arts at the Saban Theatre 

iPalpiti Orchestra, Eduard Schmieder, conductor 
Felix Mendelssohn Double Concerto for Violin, Piano & orchestra – Allegro
Timothy Fain/Mariangela Vacatello – soloists


Saturday, August 22 8PM

iPalpiti Orchestra, Eduard Schmieder, conductor
Disney Concert Hall

Karl Jenkins (b.1944) Palladio – Allegretto
Felix Mendelssohn Double Concerto for Violin & Piano
Timothy Fain, violinist (USA)/Mariangela Vacatello, pianist (Italy) – soloists
Peteris Vasks Musica Dolorosa
Ludvig van Beethoven Quartetto Serioso, Op.95, Arr. Mahler


Sunday August 23 6PM

iPalpiti Soloists at Sundays Live! broadcast 88.5 KCSN-FM
LACMA, Bing Theater

Rossini: Sonata for two violins, cello, bass (Sisters Chen, Ishangaliev, Nix)