• 6th Jul 2021
  • 1:00pm

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Free admission with retiring collection. No booking necessary!

Chiao-Ying Chang (Piano)

Described by the press as “a true artist of elegance, thoughtfulness, passion and immense power”, Chiao-Ying Chang has distinguished herself as one of the leading pianists of her generation. A top prize-winner at the Leeds, ARD Munich, AXA Dublin and Taiwan International Piano Competitions, she has appeared as soloist with many of the world’s leading orchestras including the Halle, Royal Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Bavarian Radio Symphony, National Irish Symphony and Munich Chamber Orchestra.

Pei-Jee Ngm (Cello)

Australian cellist Pei-Jee Ng began cello studied with Barbara Yelland and Janis Laurs in Adelaide before moving to the UK to study extensively with Hannah Roberts and Ralph Kirshbaum in Manchester. He completed his studies at the Royal Academy of Music with Jo Cole, Colin Carr and Sung-Won Yang, and received the prestigious Queen’s Commendation for Excellence. He was the 2001 Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year and won the 2008 Young Concert Artists Trust auditions in London.

In addition to the major Australian symphony orchestras, he has performed concertos with the National Taiwan Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Malaysian Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, Oulu Symphony, Sinfonia ViVA and Estonian National Symphony, and made his debut with the Philharmonia Orchestra at the 2011 Chichester Festivities, performing the Elgar Concerto.

The Lunchtime Concert Series is kindly sponsored by Informed Choice Financial Planning  https://icfp.co.uk/​

Seating is ‘cabaret style’ + the balconies and entry is on a first come first serve basis.

Programme:

C. Debussy – Sonata for Cello and Piano, L.135 (11′)
I. Prologue: Lent, sostenuto e molto risoluto
II. Sérénade: Modérément animé
III. Final: Animé, léger et nerveux

R. Vaughan Williams – Six Studies in English Folk Song (8′)
1. Adagio ‘Lovely on the water’
2. Andante sostenuto ‘Spurn Point’
3. Larghetto ‘Van Dieman’s Land’
4. Lento ‘She borrowed some of her mother’s gold’
5. Andante tranquillo ‘The lady and the dragon’
6. Allegro vivace ‘As I walked over London Bridge’

F. Chopin – Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65 (26′)
I. Allegro moderato
II. Scherzo
III. Largo
IV. Finale: Allegro

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