Tuesday 1 March 3.00 pm
Stephanie Tang (piano)
Beethoven: Sonata in F Major Op 10 no 2 (13')
Allegro / Minuet / Presto
Debussy : Images book 2 (13')
"Cloches à travers les feuilles" (Bells through the leave)
"Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut" (And the moon descends on the temple that was)
"Poissons d'or" (Goldfish)
Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze Op 6 (35')
A native of Los Angeles, 26-year old pianist Stephanie Tang is the prizewinner of multiple competitions and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician worldwide. At the age of 12, she performed in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall and at sixteen, made her orchestral solo debut with the West Covina Symphony Orchestra. She has since then performed solo recitals in Los Angeles, Shenzhen, Shanghai, the Netherlands, Banff, Ottawa, Toronto and Gijon.She has won 1st prize at the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, 2nd prize at the Louisiana International Piano Competition, and the top prize at the Young Pianists' Beethoven Competition. She was also a finalist in the New York International Piano Competition and was awarded the Jury Discretionary Prize at the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Bronislaw Kaper Awards. In 2016, she won 2nd prize at the Susan Torres Award for Pianists in Fresno, CA. Recently, she competed in the Sendai International Piano Competition and was a finalist in the Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition. She is one of the 24 contestants that will take part in the Montreal International Piano Competition and the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition in 2021.
Ms. Tang has performed in important venues such as Koerner Hall in Toronto, Hahn Hall in Santa Barbara, the McKenna Theatre in New York, and Shenzhen Concert Hall in China. Recent performances include a recital at the University of Ottawa and a prelude concert in Koerner Hall. Over the years, Ms. Tang has worked with many prominent artists, including Richard Goode, Marc Durand, Julian Martin, Robert McDonald, Matti Raekallio, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Menahem Pressler, and Leon Fleisher. An avid chamber musician, she has performed and collaborated with John Adams, Andrés Diaz, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and coached with members of the Ébène, Guarneri, and Tokyo Quartets.
Ms. Tang studied with Zhaoyi Dan at the Shenzhen Arts School in China and Ory Shihor at the Colburn Academy. She completed her Bachelor of Music at the Colburn Conservatory of Music and Artist Diploma at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto with John Perry and a Master of Music at the Yale School of Music with Peter Serkin and Boris Slutsky. She currently studies with Ronan O'Hora in London at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
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