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Ithaca College Guest Recital: Jania Aubakirova

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Jania Aubakirova, director of the Kazakh National Kurmangazy Conservatoire, will perform Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin on Thursday, March 1, at 7:00pm, in the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College. Aubakirova will also give masterclasses to Ithaca College students. A masterclass featuring piano chamber music will be held on Wednesday, February 28, at 7:00pm, and another on Friday, March 2, at 7:00 pm, featuring solo piano repertoire. Both masterclasses will be held in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Aubakirova will also judge the annual Mary Hayes North Competition for Senior Piano Majors, held the afternoon of Friday, March 2, also in Hockett Family Recital Hall.

Recital Program:
Bach’s Italian Concerto
Mozart’s Piano Sonata, K. 330
Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, “Pathétique” sonata

Chopin: Waltz in E-flat major, op. 18, no. 1
Waltz in A minor, op. 34, no. 2
Nocturne in D-flat major, op. 27, no. 2
Nocturne in F-sharp major, op. 15, no. 2
Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, op. 47
Ballade No. 4 in F minor, op. 52.

Aubakirova has won numerous international competitions, and been honored not only in her own country of Kazakhstan, but many others, including the lauded Grand Prix of the Long-Thibaud Piano Competition. She appears regularly with well-known orchestras in Kazakhstan, as well as throughout Europe, Central Asia, and the United States. Aubakirova is also an active pedagogue, teaching at the Kazakh National Kurmangazy Conservatoire since 1983, and spearheading many educational initiatives in her country. She is also regularly invited to teach and conduct masterclasses worldwide.

All events free and open to the public.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Office of Concerts and Facilities, School of Music, at 607-274-3717 or We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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March 1
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ithaca College School of Music


Hockett Family Recital Hall
James J. Whalen Center For Music, Ithaca College, 953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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