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New Music from Hong Kong
April 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Celebrate the unique blend of East and West with premieres from some of Hong Kong's most talented up-and-coming composers.
Acclaimed instrumentalists Linda Chatterton (flute), Rachel Brandwein (harp) and Aristo Sham (piano) premiere works by contemporary Hong Kong composers Wendy Wan-Ki Lee, Austin Yip, Galison Lau and others. The concert program features chamber works for flute, harp and piano, in addition to solo and duo works for combinations of those instruments.
When & where
Saturday April 8, 2017 @ 7:30pm
DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W 37th Steet
Admission is free and reservations are suggested.
Pianist Aristo Sham has given recitals on four continents in countries ranging from Singapore and the USA to Slovenia and Morocco. Born in Hong Kong, Aristo was featured in the documentary The World's Greatest Musical Prodigies on the BBC. He is currently studying at Harvard University and New England Conservatory, and won the 2016 New York International Piano Competition.
American flutist Linda Chatterton has performed as a recitalist and concerto soloist throughout the US, Australia, the Far East and Europe, and has been heard throughout the US many times on NPR's Performance Today. She has performed in New York at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center and was a featured recitalist on the prestigious Dame Myra Hess series in Chicago.
Harpist and composer Rachel Brandwein is the winner of the 2014 Mu Phi Epsilon International Solo Competition, as well as numerous regional and national competitions sponsored by the American Harp Society and the American String Teachers Association.