Join us on Saturday, December 14 for the third concert of our 2019-2020 season. Pianist Janice Lu will present a program of works by Beethoven, Schumann, Ravel, and Prokofiev.
|Ludwig van Beethoven||Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp major, Op. 78||1809|
|Robert Schumann||Kreisleriana, Op. 16||1838|
|Maurice Ravel||Jeux d’eau||1901|
|Sergei Prokofiev||Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-flat major, Op. 83||1942|
About the Artist
Taiwanese pianist Yun Janice Lu was the semi-finalist at prestigious Geneva International Music Competition in Switzerland, the winner of the top prize in the senior division at the 2015 Music Teachers National Association Competition, and the 2013 YAMAHA International Piano Competition in Taiwan. Her victory at the PianoTexas Young Artists Concerto Competition resulted in a performance with Fort Worth Symphony under the baton of Lio Kuokman that received rave reviews. Critics wrote that she “captured Liszt’s style” and “took full advantage of the fireworks”.
Born in 1996, Janice began private lessons at the age of five and gave her first formal concert at 10. After four years, she successfully made her orchestral debut with the Taiwan Youth Orchestra. Since then, she has appeared in recitals as soloist in Kaohsiung City Music Hall and Jhih-De Hall in Taiwan, Europe, as well as in the United States. In 2017, she was invited as a solo pianist to present an interview with Taiwan’s prestigious “MuzikOnline” magazine as well as with the “Orange County Register”.
An avid chamber musician, Janice has appeared at numerous music festivals, including Walnut Hill Music Festival, Academie Internationale d’Ete de Nice, PianoTexas Festival, PianoFest in the Hamptons, Music Academy of the West, Taos Chamber Music Festival, and Four Season Chamber Music Festival. At the renowned Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival in California, she studied with Clive Greensmith of the Tokyo String Quartet and with Gilbert Kalish, Glenn Dicterow, Erin Keefe, Paul Neubauer, and Wu Han.
Janice obtained her Bachelor of Music degree at California State University Fullerton School of Music under the tutelage of Ning An (third prize winner of the 1999 Queen Elizabeth Piano Competition). Janice is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree at the Yale School of Music under the tutelage of Wei-Yi Yang.
About the Concert
The concert will take place in a modern home near the village of Peace Dale, in South Kingstown. Doors open at 7:00 pm and the performance begins promptly at 7:30. After the concert, you’ll have an opportunity to meet Janice and learn about her interests and career plans.
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