UBC School of Music

Robert & Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition – FINAL ROUND

Sat Apr 30 2022 7:30pm
Old Auditorium

Final Round Gala Performance

The finalists below perform their full piano concerto with the UBC Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Girard.

Aslan Aslanov
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto No.20 in D Minor, K.466
I. Allegro
II. Romanze
III. Allegro assai

Angela Mok
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto No.1 in C Major, Op.15
I. Allegro con brio
II. Largo
III. Allegro scherzando

Jaeden Izik-Dzurko
Robert Schumann
Concerto in A Minor, Op.54
I. Allegro affettuoso
II. Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso
III. Allegro vivace



Future piano greats in competition

The Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition at UBC brings together UBC’s best and brightest young pianists in competition for an opportunity to perform with the UBC Chamber Orchestra.

About the Patrons

Robert Silverman was a faculty member at the University of British Columbia for thirty years. He served a five-year term as Director of the School of Music in the 1990s, and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters in 2004. In 2013 he was appointed to the Order of Canada. A long-standing Steinway artist, he is frequently heard on the CBC and has recorded for EMI, Stereophile, Marquis Classics, OrpheumMasters and Isomike.

A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, pianist Ellen Silverman also holds a Master’s degree from Syracuse University. She was the Coordinator of the Piano Department at Douglas College for 32 years, and has served on the summer faculty of UBC. She also maintains an active private studio in Vancouver, and has adjudicated virtually every music festival in the province. She has released a CD, Contemporary Music for Trumpet and Piano, with trumpet player Ed Lewis.

Sat Apr 30 2022 7:30pm
Old Auditorium