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UNO Musical Excursions: Eunice Kim, Violin & Xiaohui Yang, Piano
January 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm$10.00 – $15.00
Join us for a duo performance of Violin and Piano, featuring young, Korean and Chinese artists: Eunice Kim and Xiaohui Yang.
Eunice Kim, A young artist with a unique voice, violinist Eunice Kim has been proclaimed “just superb” by The New York Times and “a born performer” by Epoch Times. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, the award-winning violinist has been featured soloist with many orchestras including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Louisville Symphony, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Seongnam Philharmonic, Bakersfield Symphony, and the Albany Symphony Orchestra, with which she recorded George Tsontakis’s Unforgettable, released in 2017 on Naxos Records. She made her solo debut at the age of seven with the Korean Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra.
Xiaohui Yang, Chinese pianist XIAOHUI YANG has been featured in performances over four continents, including venues such as Ozawa Hall, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Tel Aviv Museum of Art and Seoul Arts Center. As the winner of the 2017 edition of the prestigious Naumburg Piano Competition, she will be granted a New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall besides a newly commissioned work by Shulamit Ran, which she will premiere at the occasion. Highlights of recent and future seasons include concerts with the Louisiana Philharmonic and the Galveston Symphony, a residency sponsored by Portland Piano International and recitals for the Shriver Hall and Union College Concert Series. A dedicated chamber musician, Ms. Yang has performed with luminaries such as Peter Wiley, Charles Neidich and Roberto Diaz, having been in residence at important music festivals in North America, such as Marlboro, Tanglewood, Ravinia, Banff and Taos.
- Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 1
- Poulenc Violin Sonata FP 119
- Szymanowski Nocturne and Tarantella Op. 28
- Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 9 “Kreutzer”