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Academy of Vocal Arts

1920 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Dang Thai Son was propelled to the forefront of the musical world in October 1980, when he was awarded the First Prize and Gold Medal at the 10th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw.

For this one night only event in Philadelphia, he will perform a nuanced and poetic program of works by Debussy, Schubert, Paderewski and Chopin.

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Claude Debussy(1862-1918)

Six Preludes

Brouillards

La danse de Puck

La porta del vino

Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l’air du soir

Ondine

Feux d’Artifice


Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Sonate in C Major, D 840, “Relique”


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Ignacy Paderewski (1860-1941)

Three Pieces, Op. 16

Melodie, No. 2

Legend, No. 1

Nocturne, No. 4


Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

Rondo a la Mazurka in F Major, Op. 5

Three Waltzes

Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31


About Dang Thai Son

An outstanding international musician of our time, Vietnamese – Canadian pianist Dang Thai Son was propelled to the forefront of the musical world in October 1980, when he was awarded the First Prize and Gold Medal at the Xth International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. It was also the first time that a top international competition was won by an Asian pianist.

He has played with numerous world-class orchestras such as The Philharmonia Orchestra , BBC Philharmonic , City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, St-Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal , Czech Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Berlin, Dresden Philharmonic Oslo Philharmonic, Warsaw National Philharmonic, Prague Symphony, NHK Symphony, New Japan Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony, Hungarian State Symphony, Moscow Philharmonic, Russian National Symphony, as well as Virtuosi of Moscow, Sinfonia Varsovia, Vienna Chamber, Zurich Chamber, Royal Swedish Chamber Orchestras, and the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris. Also, he has appeared under the direction of Sir Neville Marriner, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Pinchas Zukerman, Mariss Jansons, Pavvo Jarvi, Ivan Fisher, Frans Brüggen, Vladimir Spivakov, Dimitri Kitaenko, Sakari Oramo, and John Nelson among others.

Dang Thai Son is frequently invited to give master classes around the world – such as the special class in Berlin in October 1999, where he taught alongside Murray Perahia and Vladimir Ashkenazy. Since 2001, he teaches as Guest Professor at the Universite de Montreal (Canada.) He has sat on the juries of prestigious competitions such as the Warsaw International Chopin Piano Competition (2005, 2010, 2015), Cleveland (USA), Clara Haskil (Switzerland), Artur Rubinstein (Tel-Aviv), Hamamatsu, Sendai (Japan), Piano Masters of Monte Carlo, Sviatoslav Richter (Moscow), Prague Spring International, Montreal International Piano Competition, among others.

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