2012-2013 Series

November 19
Hugue Leclere (France), Guest Artist Recital
(Piano Professor, Paris Conservatory)

December 2
Piano Gala: Featuring piano alums, guest artists, school of music faculty and students

February 28
Nikita Fitenko, Piano, Michael Mermagen, Cello, and guest artist Katerina Zaitseva

March 21
Ralitza Patcheva

March 28
Tom Mastroianni
40th Anniversary of his first faculty performance at CUA

April 4
Ivo Kaltchev and James Litzelman
April 18
Antonio Di Cristofano (Italy), Guest Artist Recital
April 21
Xun Pan (China, US), Guest Artist Recital
(Piano Professor, Millersville University, Millersville, PA)
April 28
Jose Ramos Santana, Faculty Artist

2013-2014 Series

September 22
Cyrus Chestnut, Jazz Pianist, Guest Artist Recital

October 11
Faina Lushtak, Downman Professor of Music
Head of Piano Division, Tulane University

January 16
Matthew Bengtson, Steinway Artist, La Gesse Fellow

February 13
Sharon Christman, Soprano and Ivo Kaltchev, Piano

March 17
Boris Berman

April 29
Igor Lebedev

2014-2015 Series

October 5
Sharon Christman, Soprano and Ivo Kaltchev, Piano

October 12
James Litzelman

50th Anniversary Series 2015

January 20
Concert No. 1: Sonatas 1–4

February 3
Concert No. 2: Sonatas 5–8

March 3
Concert No. 3: Sonatas 9–12

April 14
Concert No. 4: Sonatas 13–16

September 15
Concert No. 5: Sonatas 17–21

October 6
Concert No. 6: Sonatas 22–26

November 10
Concert No. 7: Sonatas 27–29

November 23
Concert No. 8: Sonatas 30–32

2015-2016 Series

October 29
Guilliano Mazzoccante (Italy)

January 30
Harrington String Quartet and Ivo Kaltchev, Piano

February 11
Yoshio Hamano
1st Place Winner of the 2nd Annual Catholic University of America International Piano Competition

March 14
Hugh Leclere

April 21
Ivo Kaltchev and Ralitza Patcheva

2016-2017 Series

September 24, 2016
Prof. KRASSIMIRA JORDAN (Baylor University)
Prof. PAMELA MIA PAUL (University of North Texas)
Program: Works for two pianos and piano duet by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Ravel, and Stravinsky

October 13, 2016
Prof. HEDI SALANKI, Harpsichord (University of West Florida)
SIMON MAURER, Baroque Violin
Program: Solo and chamber Baroque works by Bach, Handel, Clearambau, Mondonville, Corelli, Vivaldi, and Telemann.

October 23, 2016
Program: Works for two pianos by Poulenc, Richard Rodney Bennett, and Rachmaninov.

December 8, 2016
SANTIAGO RODRIGUEZ (University of Miami)
Celebrating Ginastera’s Centennial - 1916-1983
Program: Ginastera Sonata No. 2 and American Preludes; Rachmaninov Sonata No. 2 and selected Preludes, Etudes-tableaux and Moment musicaux.

January 26, 2017
Prof. EDWARD NEEMAN (Utah Valley University) and Prof. STEPHANIE NEEMAN (Valdosta State University)
Program: Works for solo piano and piano duet by Mozart, Schubert, Liszt, Rachmaninov, and Milhaud.

February 2, 2017
CUA Piano Alum Showcase: ESTHER NYBERG
Free AdmissionProgram: Works by Mozart, Chopin, Ravel and others.

March 2, 2017
1st Prize Winner of the 3rd Catholic University of America International Piano Competition
Program: Works by Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, and Stravinsky.

March 16, 2017
FRANCESCA HURST (CUA piano faculty)
MOLLY ORLANDO (CUA piano alum)
Program: Chamber music works by Marc Mellits, Armando Bayolo, Derek Bermel and others.

March 17, 2017
1st Prize Winner of the 3rd Catholic University of America International Piano Competition
Program: Works by Chopin, Brahms, Scriabin, Debussy, and Ginastera.

April 2, 2017
Prof. MURRAY MCLACHLAN (Royal Northern College of Music, England)
Program: Chopin 24 Preludes Op. 28, Ronald Stevenson 'Pensees sur les Preludes de Chopin', Finzi-McLachlan Three Bagatelles, Nikolai Miaskovsky Sonata No. 1 Op 7

2017-2018 Series

September 21, 2017
Prof. Eric Fung (Lebanon Valley College)
Program: Works by J.S. Bach – Aria with 30 Variations, BWV 988 (“Goldberg Variations”) Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp Major, BWV 848
Prelude in E-flat Minor and Fugue in D-sharp Minor, BWV 853
Prelude and Fugue in F Major, BWV 856
Overture in the French Manner, BWV 831

October 10, 2017
Prof. Jenny Lin (92nd Street Y School of Music)

October 19, 2017
Prof. Jenny Lin (92nd Street Y School of Music)
Program: Liszt Sonata in B Minor; works by Mozart, Chopin, Debussy, Wagner/Liszt, Mompou and Silvestrov 

December 7, 2017
Prof. Xun Pan (Millersville University)

January 25, 2018
Dr. Nikita Fitenko (Catholic U. Faculty) and Dr. Katerina Zaitseva (Guest Arist)
Program: Works for two pianos by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev

February 1, 2018
Prof. Xun Pan (Millersville University)
Program: Liszt Sonata in B Minor, Beethoven Sonata in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein,” Mozart Sonata in C Minor, K457, Chen Peixun Autumn Moon on a Placid Lake

March 15, 2018
Sophia Pileggi (1st Prize Winner of the Catholic University of America International Piano Competition)
Program: Works by Chopin, Brahms, Scriabin, and Ginastera

2022-2023 Series

October 2, 2022
Ralitza Patcheva and Sam Post
Syncopated Neo-Baroque and The Well-“Tampered” Clavier
Faculty and Guest Artist Recital
Program: Bach and Sam Post

November 13, 2022
Nikita Fitenko
Popular Piano Miniatures and More
Catholic University Piano Faculty Recital

November 20, 2022
Washington Piano Ensemble
Music for 2, 4, 6, and 8 Hands

Washington Piano Ensemble featuring faculty and guest artists Eunsuk Jung, Ivo Kaltchev, Jeong Eun Kang and Catherine Lim.
Program: Brahms, Rossini, Wagner, Debussy, Gershwin, Piazzolla, Poulenc and others.

December 10, 2022
Spencer Myer
Guest Artist Recital
Piano Professor at the Indiana University-Bloomington

February 2, 2023
John O'Conor
Guest Artist Recital

March 23, 2023
Francesca Hurst
Catholic U Piano Faculty Recital

April 13, 2023
Piano Gala: Rachmaninov at 150
Faculty, students and alumni from the piano area perform piano works by Rachmaninov.

April 23, 2023
Murray McLachlan
Guest Artist Recital
Piano Professor at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England.