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The Palm Springs International Piano Competition

The Waring International Piano Competition Launches Its New DBA Name: The Palm Springs International Piano Competition with Live Concert at CVREP on August 4, 2022.

2022 second place Concerto winner: Christopher Richardson performs an in-person piano program of Liszt and Beethoven on Thursday, August 4 at 7 PM. Tickets are only $35 per person. The program will also include a rendition of music from the 1939 “Wizard of Oz” film and Can’t Help Falling in Love. 23-year-old Richardson has just returned from playing concerts in Budapest and Zebegeny, Hungary after winning the 2021 Los Angeles International Lizst Competition. California-born Richardson is a three-time Waring Competition prize winner. He won as a junior contestant at the age of 11, again as an intermediate contestant at the age of 15, and now he is a senior prize winner. This local music non-profit, headquartered in Palm Desert, has collaborated with CVREP every summer since 2013. The Competition was born on the Campus of the College of the Desert in 1978 and incorporated as a
non-profit in 1983.

This performance will be a great way to introduce people to classical music.
Liszt is very accessible for non-classical music experts. This performance is part of CVREP’s Theatre Thursdays Live On Stage and hosts an intimate 200 seats.
CVRep is located at the corner of Hwy 111 and Cathedral Canyon in Cathedral City.

Sponsors for the evening are Joe Giarrusso and Charlie Paglia. To order tickets, visit CVREP.org or call 760-296-2966 x 115.



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