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, Ryuji Ueno Foundation, and New Asia Chamber Music Society, the first half of the "Japan x 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 x Taiwan: Friends of Music Concert’
Nan-Cheng Chen, cello
Wei-Yang Andy Lin, viola
Ko Sugiyama, violin
Ryo Yanagitani, piano
Daisuke Yamamoto, violin
and others TBD
Sept. 26 Concert
Sept. 28 Concert
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