May 18, 2004. - Klavierhaus, 211 West 58th Street, NYC

Piano Recital organized by Professor David Witten
Marian Olah and Maria Oldal

Presenting

KLAUDIA VIDA

PIANIST from HUNGARY

2004 Recipient of the Terplan Family Foundation Scholarship

Photos: Gabriella Gyorffy

Born in Tapolca, Hungary, in 1980, Ms. Vida received her early piano training at the Pal Jardanyi Music School and the Leo Weiner Music School.

 For three years in a row (1993-95) Ms. Vida was a prize-winner in the National Music Competitions held annually in Budapest. In 2002, Ms. Vida was a Semi-Finalist in the celebrated Andor Foldes Piano Competition. She has performed in piano masterclasses of Tamas Ungar, Sandor Falvai, Ferenc Rados, Imre Rohmann, Malcolm Arnold, and Klara Kormendi.

Next year, she will complete her formal studies in piano at the Franz Liszt Music Academy in Budapest, where she has been a student of Jeno Jando and Balazs Szokolay.

Ms. Vida is a 2004 recipient of the Terplan Family Foundation Scholarship, a prestigious award that has enabled her to study this Spring at Montclair State University. At Montclair, she has been a student of Professor David Witten and she has participated in the Chamber Music class of the Shanghai String Quartet.

The Klavierhaus, NYC

Introduction by Professor David Witten, Ms. Vida's teacher
at Montclair State University

Program:

Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne in B minor

Sergei Vassilievich Rachmaninoff: Etude in A minor, Op. 39, No. 6

Johannes Brahms: Three Intermezzi, Op. 117
E-flat major
B-flat minor    
C-sharp minor

Pál Kadosa: From “Ten Bagatelles”
(i) Risoluto    
(ii) Allegramente    
(vii) Allegro vivace    
(ix) Valse noble

Maurice Ravel: Oiseaux tristes from Miroirs

Aaron Copland: Passacaglia

Béla Bartók : Sonata for piano

Ernő Dohnányi: Rhapsody in C major

Ms. Vida with Professor David Witten and Marian Olah, organizer of the event

... and a little after party
Professor David Witten, Laszlo Bartus and Andras Fiser

Levente Kapas and Klaudia Vida

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