76. Chloe Chuyue Zhang & Zhu Wang, piano

Sunday, September 24th, 2023 @8pm


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Sunday Evenings at Klavierhaus
Joe Patrych, artistic director

presents

76.
 

Chloe Chuyue Zhang & Zhu Wang, piano

Sunday, September 24th, 2023 @8pm

Live at Klavierhaus
790 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10019


Livestream: YouTube


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Franz Schubert
Impromptu in B-flat Major, Op. 142 No. 3
 
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata in G Major, Op. 31 No. 1

Zhu Wang, piano
 
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Seasons Op. 37a
-January: At the Fireside
-February: Carnival
-March: Song of the Lark
-June: Barcarolle
-October: Autumn Song
-December: Christmas
 
Chloe Chuyue Zhang, piano

Claude Debussy
Petite Suite, L 65

Chloe Chuyue Zhang & Zhu Wang, piano

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Praised by Jerome Lowenthal as “an artist of remarkable range of imagination and a commanding virtuoso” Dr. Chloe Chuyue Zhang maintains an active performing and recording career. She was first prize winner at 2021 Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, second prize winner at 2017 Wideman International Piano Competition, and . As a featured soloist, Chloe had performed Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, Ravel G Major Piano Concerto with Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra and Liszt’s First Piano Concerto with Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. Her debut solo album was released by Orpheus Classic July 2022, featuring works by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff.

Chloe had earned her Doctoral degree from Eastman School of Music, studied with Natalya Antonova, Master degree of Music from The Juilliard School, studied with Jerome Lowenthal. She had worked with Robert Levin, Joseph Kalichstein, Alexander Kobrin, Alexander Korsantia, Matti Raekallio, Boris Slutsky and Martin Canin.


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Praised as “especially impressive” and “a thoughtful, sensitive performer” who “balanced lyrical warmth and crisp clarity” (Tommasini–The New York Times), pianist Zhu Wang was awarded First Prize in the 2020 Young Concert Artists Susan Wadsworth International Auditions. In 2019, Zhu was finalist in the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition, and he has been a featured soloist on WQXR’s Young Artist Showcase and WFMT’s Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts. The world-renowned pianist Fou Ts’ong recognized Zhu as an “excellent pianist with a natural sense of harmony and imagination,” whose sensitive and engaging performances exhibit a remarkable depth of musicianship and poise beyond his age. His Carnegie Hall debut made The New York Times’“Best of Classical Music 2021” list.

Zhu started learning piano at the age of five. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Juilliard, Post-baccalaureate diploma from Curtis. He is the recipient of the Gina Bachauer and Mieczyslaw Munz Scholarship at Juilliard, and the recipient of the Mehlin Prize at Curtis. Now he is pursuing his masters degree at Juilliard, studying with Robert McDonald and Emanuel Ax.

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