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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Year of the Monkey. The Year of the Monkey. (IQRemix/Flickr)

This Wednesday at 9 pm, we continue the celebration the Year of the Monkey, which officially began on Monday. We'll also hear performances by the seven-year-old prize winner of the International Young Artist Piano Competition, Ella Kim, followed by showcase alum Jessica Wang (see the bonus track below) and other young keyboard talents. Numerous WQXR premieres are featured this week, as well, including works by Chinese composers Ai Ping Jing, Li-ly Chang, Zhong Ron Lo, Hu Wei Huang, Quan Jihao and more.

Program Playlist:

Mikhail Glinka: La séparation
—Ella Kim, piano

Mikhail Glinka: A Farewell to Saint Petersburg: “No. 10, The Lark”
—Joanna Cheng, piano

Zhong Ron Lo: Prelude and Fugue in C Major
—Amy Jacqueline Hwang, piano

Hu Wei Huang: A Vision of Spring Time
—Maggie Ma, piano

Quan Jihao: Jin Yang Zhao
—Irene Koc, piano

Lily Chang: Three Sketches: I. Yesterday, II. Today, III. Tomorrow
—Han Wang, piano

Eduardo Boccalari: Fantasia di Concerto
—Joe Broom, euphonium; Jeongseon Choi, piano

Chinese folk song: Jasmine Flower
—Joe Broom, euphonium; Jeongseon Choi, piano

Alfredo Casella: La Folia Variations
—Katherine Lee, piano

Franz Liszt: Petrarch Sonnet 104
—Irene Koc, piano

Ai Ping Jing: Swing Fun!

 —Jessica Wang, piano


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