San Francisco International Piano Festival presents
Rachel Breen, piano
John Bull Fantasia on Ut, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La
Alexander Scriabin Preludes, Op. 11 & Op. 16 (selections)
Nikolai Medtner Sonata, Op. 22 in G minor
Robert Schumann Arabeske, Op. 18
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in C minor, Op. 111
The San Francisco International Piano Festival is proud to present three extraordinary solo piano recitals in partnership with Old First Concerts. The first of these programs features Rachel Breen, a brilliant pianist, thoughtful musician, and rising star in the classical world. A native of Berkeley, Rachel has won top prizes at major competitions including the 2021 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna. Ms. Breen will be participating as a semi-finalist in the prestigious Honens International Piano Competition in October 2022. Self-taught until the age of 10, her teachers include Julian Martin, Boris Slutsky, Dr. Sharon Mann, and Lars Vogt.