Under the Patronage of the Swiss Embassy and in coordination with the American University of Beirut,
The Club “ Les Amis de la Suisse”

presents

a piano recital
by
ALIENOR KHALIFE

Monday, March 2 , 2015
8:00pm
Assembly Hall

All are welcome

PROGRAM
-Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Toccata en mi mineur BWV 914

-Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Sonate op.10 no. 1:
-Allegro molto e con brio
-Adagio molto
-Finale. Prestissimo

-Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Impromptu D. 899 op.90 no.4

-Arthur Honegger (1892-1955): Sept pièces brèves no.1 et 2

-Ottmar Gerster (1897-1969): Divertimento I

INTERMISSION

-Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Arabesque no.1

-Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): Novelette no.1

-Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Polonaise op. 40 no.1

-Edvard Grieg (1843-1907): Pièces lyriques :
-Papillon op.43 no.1
-Voyageur solitaire op.43 no.2
-Notturno op.54 no.4
-Marche des nains op.54 no.3

-Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Folie de Carnaval de Vienne op.26, I. Allegro

ALIENOR KHALIFE

Aliénor Khalifé was born in September 1997. She started her first piano lessons with Mohammad Sebalbal in Tripoli and continued in 2004 with Mrs. Svart Sarkissian in Beirut. She has been a student at the National Music Conservatory in Lebanon since 2011. She won 1st prize in the children category at the 3rd edition of the National Music Competition of Lions of Tripoli in 2009, and 1st price in the 2nd category of the same competition in 2012. She took Masterclasses in Greece in 2011, Cadenza in London and Yes Academy at Notre Dame University in 2012, Crescendo in Hungary in 2013 and Enharmonia in Spain in 2014. Since November 2013, she has been in the piano-preparatory class, Nachwuchsförderklasse, at the Musikhochschule of Leipzig with Prof. Dietmar Nawroth. She has given concerts at the Music School in Leipzig and in Lebanon at the Safadi Center in Tripoli and at the American University of Beirut in 2013.