Sunday, August 19, 2007

Susan Chan gives a preview of her Carnegie Hall recital

Pianist Susan Chan, a relative newcomer on the Portland music scene, will be playing an unusual recital of music from East and West in Carnegie Hall on September 16th. As a preview of this concert, Chan will give the same program on Thursday, August 30th at 7 pm.

Here's her program:

Bach/Siloti - Prelude in B Minor
Bach/Petri - Sheep May Safely Graze
Bach/Kempff - Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Chopin - Twenty-Four Preludes, Op. 28 Nos. 1, 6, 13, 22, 21, 15, 23, 17
Bach/Busoni - Chaconne in D Minor
Doming Lam - Gu-Chu: A Transcription for Piano after the
Fashion of Chin and Pipa (1971)
Moonlight Over Spring River NY Premiere
Chen Yi - Ba Ban (1999)
Somei Satoh - Incarnation II (1978)
Alexina Louie - Scenes from a Jade Terrace (1988) Memories in an Ancient Garden

Chan is a member of the music faculty at Portland State University and is a very fine artist who deserves serious consideration by Portland's piano cognoscenti. She has played in Carnegie Hall before - in 2004.

Tickets for the preview concert on August 30th are $20 for adults, $16 for PSUAA members, and $12 for seniors and students.
Faculty, staff and students will be admitted free with a PSU ID. Tickets are on sale at Ticketmaster or the PSU Box Office 503-725-3307

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