Taiwan-Japan chamber music concerts slated for New York, DC

Taiwan-Japan chamber music concerts slated for New York, DC

A chamber music collaboration between star Taiwanese and Japanese musicians will be presented at New York's Kaufman Music Center on Sept. 26, and at Washington, DC's Evermay Concert Series at the Ryuji Ueno Foundation on Sept. 28.

Co-organized by the Taipei Cultural Center in New York, the Ryuji Ueno Foundation, and the New Asia Chamber Music Society, the first half of the "Japan + Taiwan: Friends of Music Concert" will showcase compositions from both countries, plus other significant classical chamber music works. The second half of the program will bring the musicians together to re-interpret the late French romantic composer Ernest Chausson's famed "Concerto for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet," Op. 21.

‘Japan + Taiwan: Friends of Music Concert’

Artists

Nan-Cheng Chen, cello

Wei-Yang Andy Lin, viola

Ko Sugiyama, violin

Ryo Yanagitani, piano

Daisuke Yamamoto, violin

Keng-Yuen Tseng (violin)

 

Sept. 26 Concert

Location: Kaufman Music Center

Venue: Merkin Hall

Time: 7.30pm – 10pm

Address: 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023

Site: http://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/japan-x-taiwan-friends-of-music-concert/

 

Sept. 28 Concert

Venue: the Ryuji Ueno Foundation

Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Address: 1623 28th St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Site: https://runeo-org.ticketleap.com/japan-taiwan-friends-of-music-concert/details

 

Program

Franz Schubert: String Trio in B-flat major, D.471

Tyzen Hsiao: Piano Trio, Op.58 "The Formosa"

Mamiko Hirai: Magenta Stallion

Commissioned by the Ryuji Ueno Foundation, US Premiere

Maurice Ravel: Tzigane

Ernest Chausson: Concert for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21

 

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