Hilton Head piano festival scheduled for June 4-12, 2021

Posted on: January 29, 2021

In South Carolina, the Hilton Head International Piano Competition’s BravoPiano! Festival has been scheduled for June 4 to 12, 2021. The festival, presented every three years by HHIPC, this year will feature music of the Americas, with performances of solo piano, piano with small ensembles, and piano with orchestra at venues throughout the Hilton Head/Bluffton area. All repertoire will be by composers living or having lived in the Americas, from Canada to Argentina. The festival will begin on June 4 with piano duo Anderson and Roe; the week will include classical, jazz and Gullah-Geechee music, including a world premiere by American composer Hannah Lash. The final concert on June 12 with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, at Hilton Head’s First Presbyterian Church, conducted by HHSO Music Director John Morris Russell, will Reed Tetzloff performing Edward McDowell’s Piano Concert No. 2; Michelle Cann in Florence Price’s Piano Concerto; and composer/pianist Stewart Goodyear performing his own Callaloo Suite for piano and orchestra.