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ARTIST & PROGRAM CHANGE
Due to unavoidable circumstances, Joanna MacGregor is unable to join us on April 2 for the World of the Piano series. In lieu of this program, we are pleased to present pianist Ching-Yun Hu performing works by Hungarian composer Franz Liszt.
World of the Piano
A superlative mix of virtuosic talent, unfailing determination and a commitment to empowering young artists serve as the foundation of Ching-Yun’s international career as a concert pianist, educator and entrepreneurial leader.
Since winning top prizes at the 12th Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition and Concert Artists Guild International Competition, she has astounded audiences across the United States, Europe and Asia, performing sold-out concerts at many of the world’s leading venues — including Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Wigmore Hall and Taipei National Concert Hall.
But for Ching-Yun, being a musician in the twenty-first century isn’t just about playing the piano well — it’s about making classical music more accessible through captivating programs that tell human stories inclusive of gender and race. By juxtaposing audience favorites with underperformed treasures and newly commissioned works, Ching-Yun’s recitals consistently offer musical and narrative contrasts that encourage people to listen deeply and discover anew the work of even the most well-known composers.
This performance is sponsored by Crescent Cities Charities, providing educational assistance to promising students with financial need, and supporting charities and community organizations. Learn more at cccharities.org.
Liszt: Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este from Années de pèlerinage — Troisième année
Liszt: Six Lieder Transcriptions
Liszt: Three Concert Études
Liszt: Rhapsodie espagnole
Program subject to change.
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Sunday, April 2 at 1:30PM • Armstrong Concert Hall
Join us on the Sunday of each World of the Piano performance at 1:30PM in Armstrong Concert Hall for a Pre-Concert Talk! Learn about the artist’s program from Shenandoah Conservatory faculty and special guests.
Monday, April 3 at 10AM • Armstrong Concert Hall
Observe the guest artists as they work with Shenandoah Conservatory piano students. Masterclasses are typically held on the Monday following each World of the Piano performance from 10AM to noon in Armstrong Concert Hall. Limited seating is open to the public for quiet observation. Please arrive by 9:45AM.
Accommodations for disabilities may be arranged by contacting the Box Office at least three days prior to the performance.