Summer Performance Highlights

This month, Sergei Babayan travels to Brazil for performances of Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra led by conductor Xian Zhang (June 13-15). On June 25, Babayan joins Daniil Trifonov to open Bravo! Vail’s Chamber Music Series with an all-Rachmaninoff program featuring two pianos, followed by a solo performance at the festival on June 27, before reprising his duo program with Trifonov at Aspen Music Festival on June 29.

On July 30, Babayan plays a program as part of the Oxford Piano Festival that includes works by Schubert, Schumann, Liszt, Gershwin, and others. August begins with Mozart’s Ninth Piano Concerto, the “Jeunehomme,” at Maine’s Bowdoin International Music Festival (Aug 2) and a solo performance at The International Keyboard Odyssiad & Festival in Fort Collins, CO (August 6). On August 9, he plays a concert at the Vancouver Piano Sessions, before heading to Asia for performances of his “Songs” recital program in Bangkok (August 24), Shanghai (August 28), and Seoul (August 30).