2008 Salkind Festival Closing Gala Concert
The 2010 Salkind International Piano Duo Festival featured a showcase of “American Masterpieces” - an intriguing mix of traditional and innovative compositions for piano duo from North and South America performed by an exciting slate of distinguished international and American piano duos. A series of six concerts was presented in the beautiful new Concert and Recital halls at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music from July 8-10, 2010, with performances by Duo Turgeon (Canada), Anderson & Roe (USA), Marina & Fred Hammond Duo (Argentina & Venezuela), Duo Pianistico di Firenze (Italy), The Ruslan & Raffi Piano Duo (Latvia), Pas de Duo (USA), and The Angelo Piano Duo (Australia & USA).
2010 Salkind Festival Opening Gala Concert
2010 Salkind Festival Artists - "American Masterpieces from South America" Concert
A Parisian Fete - July 5-7, 2012 - San Francisco Conservatory of Music
The 4th Salkind International Piano Duo Festival featured A Parisian Fete highlighted Paris as an artistic center during its’ “golden age” from 1870-1925. The 2012 Salkind Festival also celebrated Debussy’s 150th anniversary as well as a program devoted to music and composers with a connection to 1812, 1912 and 2012.
The theme of the 4th Salkind International Piano Duo Festival highlighted Paris as an artistic center during its’ “golden age” from 1870-1925. The 2012 Salkind Festival also celebrated Debussy’s 150th anniversary as well as a program devoted to music and composers with a connection to 1812, 1912 and 2012. Piano duos from Europe and North America performed exciting and innovative programs of works by Bizet, Saint-Saens, Chabrier, Faure, Dukas, Debussy, Satie, Ravel, Milhaud, Hahn, and, of course, some wonderful new discoveries. The 2012 Salkind Festival presented three world premieres of three commissioned works for 1812-1912-2012 program. Inspired by the Parisian tradition of composers and choreographers collaborating on performance projects, the 2012 Festival also featured a dance program with performances of works by Debussy and Darius Milhaud with choreography by Mark Foehringer.