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Complete Rachmaninoff Études-Tableaux, Op. 33 & 39 (Alumni Concert)

past event

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Venue:
Recital Hall West
Thursday 16 May 7:00pm
Free, online registration required

As one of the greatest pianists in history, Rachmaninoff showcased his enormous understanding of piano technique through his 2 sets of Études-Tableaux. Combining virtuosity with imaginative musical portraits, these Études are among the greatest works in the genre, and undoubtedly a testimony of the pianistic development in the early 20th Century – the “Golden Age of Pianists”.

PROGRAM

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1973)
8 Études-Tableaux, Op. 33
I. F minor (“Devil’s Staircase”)
II. C Major
III. C minor
IV. D minor
V. E-flat minor (“Snowstorm”)
VI. E-flat major (“The Fair”)
VII. G minor
VIII. C-sharp minor

– Ching Pong (Dono) Ng, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1973)
9 Études-Tableaux, Op. 39
I. C minor
II. A minor (“The Sea and The Seagulls”)
III. F-sharp minor
IV. B minor
V. E-flat minor
VI. A minor (“Little Red Riding Hood”)
VII. C minor (“Scriabin’s Funeral”)
VIII. D minor
IX. D major (“A March”)

– Alexander Yau, piano

Running Time: Approximately 60 Minutes

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