Santander Winner Jue Wang Makes Zankel Hall Debut March 3

Classic Arts Features   Santander Winner Jue Wang Makes Zankel Hall Debut March 3
 
Pianist Jue Wang, winner the 2008 Paloma O'Shea Santander Piano Competition, appears in concert at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall March 3 in a program of Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Brahms and Liszt.


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Born in Shanghai, pianist Jue Wang has been concertizing regularly in his native country since the age of ten.

As winner of the Santander Competition, Mr. Wang receives a generous cash prize, a recording distributed by Naxos and extensive concert and recital tours, with more than 100 performances offered through the Competition. Highlights include this March 3 debut in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall and a debut at London's Wigmore Hall. Additional recitals are scheduled for Hannover NDR Hall in Germany, Bilbao Sociedad Filarm‹nica, Zaragoza Auditorio de Congresos in Spain, Salle Gaveau in Paris, Warsaw's Penderecki and Santander's International Festivals, as well as venues in Switzerland, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, Panama and Mexico.

Mr. Wang is slated for concerto performances with the Oviedo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, and the Spanish Radio and Television, Murcia Regional, Colombia National and National Dominican Republic Symphony Orchestras.

The program for the 7:30 performance is as follows:

Ravel

Sonatine
I. Mod_r_ ("moderate") II. Mouvement de menuet ("Minuet movement")
III. Anim_ ("animated")

Miroirs
I. Noctuelles
II. Oiseaux tristes
III. Une barque sur l'oc_an
IV. Alborada del gracioso
V. La vall_e des cloches

Johannes Brahms

Intermezzi, Op. 117
I. No. 1 in E-Flat Major: Andante moderato
II. No. 2 in B-Flat Minor: Andante non troppo e con molto espressione
III. No. 3 in C-Sharp Minor: Andante con moto

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Etude No. 10 in F Minor: Allegro agitato molto
Etude No. 9 in A-Flat Major: Ricordanza

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 _ 1893)

Polonaise from Eugene Onegin (arranged by Liszt)

Tickets, priced at $25, may be purchased here.

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