2023 Concert Schedule

All concerts are viewable in-person only; no livestream or on-demand viewing will be available. The competition will be live-streamed free on Friday, June 16, 2023.


Sunday, June 11, 2023

OPENING CELEBRATION CONCERT

Sunday, June 11, 2023
4:00PM
USC School of Music, Recital Hall

$20

Four players playing piano on stage.

Celebrating the opening of the week-long Festival with SEPF's illustrious piano faculty in solo, duo and piano ensembles.



Monday, June 12, 2023

ARTIST SHOWCASE - YING LI

Monday, June 12, 2023
7:30 PM
USC School of Music, Recital Hall

$20

Twenty-four-year-old Chinese pianist Ying Li is the First Prize winner of the 2021 Young Concert Artists Susan Wadsworth International Auditions, as well as recipient of The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Prize and the Tri-I Noon Recitals Prize.



Tuesday, June 13, 2023

ARTIST SHOWCASE - SULLIVAN FORTNER TRIO

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
7:30PM
Darla Moore School of Business,
Johnson Performance Hall

$20

New York based, GRAMMY Award-Winning pianist Sullivan Fortner brings his jazz trio to the Johnson Hall stage.



Wednesday, June 14, 2023

ARTIST SHOWCASE - ANTHONY DE MARE

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
7:30PM
USC School of Music, Recital Hall

$20

One of the world's foremost champions of contemporary music, Steinway Artist Anthony De Mare, performs from his most recent project, Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano.



Thursday, June 15, 2023

ARTIST SHOWCASE - JOHN O'CONOR

Thursday, June 15, 2023
7:30PM
USC School of Music, Recital Hall

$20

"A pianist of unbounding sensitivity" (Gramophone), Irish pianist and Steinway Artist John O'Conor brings his masterful playing to the School of Music Recital Hall.



Friday, June 16, 2023

ARTHUR FRASER INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

Friday, June 16, 2023
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
USC School of Music, Recital Hall

Free

Student playing piano

Festival participants compete for a chance to perform with the South Carolina Philharmonic in a Masterworks concert and more than $10,000 in cash prizes.



Saturday, June 17, 2023

WINNERS RECITAL

Saturday, June 17, 2023
7:30 PM
USC School of Music, Recital Hall

$20

The winners of the Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition are featured in evening of dazzling showstoppers.




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