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Classical Thursdays: Richard F, Kyung M, Philip S, Timothy C, Jiemang T

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This week we will be hosting five amazing classical musicians hailing from schools such as Juilliard, Royal College of Music, and Oxford University: one pianist, three violinists and one cellist performing a unique repertoire with pieces from L. Janáček, C. Debussy and J. Brahms. These musicians are highly awarded and toured as featured performers in many countries around the world.

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Classical Thursdays is designed to host a high level of artistic expression and to be an educational experience by raising awareness of the value of classical music in our modern life. Each concert features young recognized international artists.



Program

L. Janáček: Violin Sonata (Kyung Ji Min, Violin)

C. Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano (Philip Sheegog)

Intermission

C. Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano (Timothy Chooi, Violin)

J. Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100 (Jieming Tang, Violin)



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Richard Fu

Richard Fu, pianist, has performed in Carnegie Hall (Weill), the Sheldonian Theatre, St. John’s Smith Square, Roman Music Festival, Oxford Lieder Festival, and on tour in cities across China. He was a concerto soloist with the Oxford University Philharmonia and Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra, and has accompanied the masterclasses of Maxim Vengerov and Roderick Williams. Richard attended Oxford University, the Royal College of Music, Dartmouth College, and is currently studying collaborative piano at The Juilliard School.


Kyung Ji Min

Currently based in New York, Korean violinist Kyung Ji Min has performed widely across Europe, United States, China and Korea. She was awarded prize from Long Thibaud Competition and broadcasted by KBS, Radio Classique and YLE production. She studies with Sylvia Rosenberg in the Juilliard School and studied with Aaron Rosand, Shmuel Ashkenas in Curtis Institute of Music.


Philip Sheegog

Praised for making his “exquisite” music “. . . practically dance off the stage” (Voce di meche/Daily Breeze News), cellist Philip Sheegog is a dynamic collaborative artist who maneuvers within a diverse array of musical personas with ease. A passionate advocate for collaboration and new art, Mr. Sheegog has premiered over forty works by living artists from choreographer John Heginbotham to film composer Christopher Gunning. Mr. Sheegog currently studies at The Juilliard School where he serves as co-principal cellist of the Juilliard Orchestra and was an inaugural member of the institution’s Honors Chamber Music program.

Timothy Chooi

Regarded as one of the most promising and exciting young artists in the world today, Timothy Chooi was recently the Bronze Medal Winner of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, completed an extensive recital tour with Jeunesses Musicales Canada, performed with Pinchas Zukerman and the National Arts Centre Orchestra, recorded his debut album, and was featured at Ravinia Festival in Chicago. He is also a winner of the 2013 Vadim Repin International Scholarship, a recipient of the, Milka Violin Award from the Curtis Institute of Music, Sylva Gelber Award, Canada Council for the Arts Musical Instrument Bank and was the Grand Prize Winner of the Montreal Symphony Manulife Competition.


Jieming Tang

Jieming Tang, from Hefei, China, is a second-year undergraduate at the Juilliard School, where he studies violin with Donald Weilerstein and Joel Smirnoff. Jieming is the recipient of numerous awards, scholarships, and prizes at various national and international competitions. Since coming to the U.S. in 2010, he has made many concert and media appearances, including international tours with the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and the National Youth Orchestra of China as the concertmaster.

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