Frank Dupree

Frank Dupree has a large repertoire ranging from classic to modern music. He is a sought-after soloist in concertos with orchestra and recitals as well as a dedicated chamber musician.

Dupree has won prizes at more than 60 national and international piano competitions.

He specializes in playing the piano and conducting simultaneously. For example, in June 2013, he conducted the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor and played the solo part.

Born in 1991, Dupree has been a student of the concert pianist and teacher Professor Sontraud Speidel since the age of 6. In the summer semester of 2011, Dupree began his studies at the University of Music Karlsruhe.

Since the summer semester 2013, Dupree has been a scholarship student of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, the Study Foundation of the German People.

Program

RECITAL ROUND (video)  
Johann Sebastian Bach(1685–1750)

Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911

Ludwig van Beethoven(1770–1827)

Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111
I. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
II. Arietta: Adagio molto, semplice e cantabile

Luciano Berio(1925–1937)

Luftklavier (1985)
Wasserklavier (1965)
Feuerklavier (1989)

Peter Eötvös(1944–)

Erdenklavier-Himmelklavier (2003/2006)
   (in memoriam Luciano Berio - Version II)

Sergei Prokofiev(1891–1953)

Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-flat, Op. 83
I. Allegro inquieto
II. Andante caloroso
III. Precipitato

Robert Schumann(1810–1856)

Toccata in C Major, Op. 7

SCHUBERT ROUND  
Franz Schubert(1797–1828)

Sonata in A Major, D959
I. Allegro
II. Andantino
III. Scherzo
IV. Rondo

CHAMBER MUSIC ROUND  
Maurice Ravel(1875–1937)

Miroirs
III. Une barque sur l’ocean
IV. Alborada del gracioso

George Gershwin(1898–1937)

An American in Paris - a symphonic tone poem
   (Concert transcription for piano solo
    by Frank Dupree)

Robert Schumann(1810–1856)Die Dichterliebe, Op. 48
CONCERTO  
Johannes Brahms(1833–1897)

Piano concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Allegro appassionato
III. Andante
IV. Allegretto gracioso

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