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December 1st at 6:00pm
The Annenberg Theatre at Palm Springs Art Museum
101 Museum Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Join Palm Springs International Piano Competition as we open our 2023-24 Season with an evening of fiery Latin music for cello and piano, featuring Sara Sant’Ambrogio in her first desert appearance in nearly two decades. Joining her will be pianist Robert Koenig, in his debut performance as Artistic Director of PSIPC. In celebration of their hotly anticipated new CD recording of Latin music, “Ecstasy”, the duo will perform popular favorites by Piazzolla, De Falla, Granados and Ginastera.This incredible performance will be followed by a post-concert reception that celebrates Latin culture, music and food.
Annual Benefit Honoring JoAnn Wellner ~ Shining Stars in the Desert
January 29th at 5:00pm
The Club at Morningside
39033 Morningside Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Nineteen year-old New York jazz sensation, Anais Reno, will perform with renowned Music Director/Pianist Pete Malinverni, at their Coachella Valley debut. This performance will also include several surprise guests and is not to be missed!
Joining the evening will be 17-year-old virtuoso pianist, Nathaniel Zhang, winner of the 2019 Junior Solo & Concerto Divisions of the Palm Springs International Piano Competition (formerly The Waring). This astounding young pianist will perform classical and popular favorites that are sure to have the audience on their feet.
At the elegant gourmet dinner PSIPC is thrilled to honor a very special woman, JoAnn Wellner. JoAnn, has not only financially supported PSIPC for decades, but has also contributed her time and talent as a Board Member and now as Chair of the Advisory Board.
Proceeds benefit PSIPC’s Education Programs. Community Outreach and the 2025 International Piano Competition.
An Evening with PSIPC & Friends
February 29th at 6:00pm
The Palm Springs Cultural Center
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Featuring performances by our stellar and talented Board of Directors, in addition to members of our desert musical community, this concert will showcase a diverse program of popular classical favorites, as well as the brilliant compositions of our President, Joe Giarrusso. Performers will include Artistic Director Laureate John Bayless, French hornist Bram Conley (pictured here), mezzo-sporano Elaine Wang Meyerhoffer, pianist Howard Schreiber, vocalist Debra Pollock, flutist Sherri Marmon, The Latsos Piano Duo – Giorgi Latso and Anna Federova Latso and Artistic Director and Pianist Robert Koenig.
This incredible performance will be followed by a post-concert dessert and cocktail reception.
Jonathan Mamora in Concert
March 26th at 6:00pm
St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church
47535 Highway 74
Palm Desert, CA 92260
In his Palm Desert Recital Debut, Riverside County native, pianist Jonathan Mamora, returns to the desert following his stunning First Prize awards in both the Senior Solo and Concerto Divisions of the 2022 Palm Springs International Piano Competition (formerly The Waring). Jonathan’s recent First Prize Award at The Scottish International Piano Competition in Glasgow, UK, adds to his growing list of accomplishments. New York Concert Review writes “Mr. Mamora’s playing is larger than life … he dazzles with lightning-fast fingers and an encyclopedic array of dynamics and articulations.” Mamora’s March 26th performance is certain to leave the audience spellbound to witness the meteoric rise of this talented, world-class pianist.
Meet & Greet reception following Jonathan’s performance will include champagne and desserts.