Presentations: CAG Presents

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 7:30 pm

Daniel Hsu, piano

First Prize Winner, 2015 Concert Artists Guild Competition

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Beethoven: Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Schubert: Four Impromptus, D.899/Op. 90
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

19-year-old pianist Daniel Hsu was the First Prize Winner of the 2015 CAG Competition, and he was honored as a Gilmore Young Artist for 2016, including performances last spring at the prestigious Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. He has also earned top prizes in numerous other competitions, most recently the Bronze medal at the 9th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition in Japan. Daniel has recently been invited as one of 30 competitors to the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, which will take place from May 25 to June 10 in Fort Worth, Texas. He presents his New York Debut recital in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.


Upcoming in the Series

Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019 7:00 pm

Invoke, multi-string quartet

Winner, 2018 CAG Competition

Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater
A co-presentation with Joe’s Pub

Described as “not classical…but not not classical” (David Srebnik, SiriusXM Classical Producer), Invoke continues to successfully dodge even the most valiant attempts at genre classification. The multi-instrumental band’s other “not-nots” encompass traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism. Invoke weaves all of these styles together to create truly individual music written by and for the group.

Invoke will perform AMERICAN POSTCARDS: featuring Invoke originals and new music by American composers.

Watch Invoke perform an original work, Dogs:

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Invoke, multi-string quartet
Wednesday, Dec 04, 2019 7:30 pm

Aizuri Quartet

 

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Sponsored by Marilyn G. and Joseph B. Schwartz, longtime friends of CAG

The Aizuri Quartet is the winner of numerous awards, including the Grand Prize at the 2018 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, as well as top prizes at the 2017 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan and the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition. Through its engaging and thought-provoking programs, the ensemble has garnered critical acclaim, and its debut album, Blueprinting, was nominated for a 2019 GRAMMY Award in the “Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble” category.

Program:

LOCALLY SOURCED
Komitas: Armenian Folk Songs
Haydn: String Quartet Op. 64 No. 2 in B Minor
Paul Wiancko: LIFT (2016)

Watch the Aizuri Quartet’s Grand Prize-winning performance at the M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition:

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Aizuri Quartet
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 7:30 pm

Yi-Nuo Wang, piano

First Prize Winner, 2018 CAG Comeptition

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Chinese pianist Yi-Nuo Wang was selected as first prize winner of the 2018 CAG Competition, which is just the latest in a series of impressive first-prize performances, along with the 2017 Wideman International Piano Competition in Louisiana.

Program:

Bartók: Piano Sonata
Brahms: 8 Klavierstucke, Op. 76
Rachmaninoff:
Piece in D minor
Daisies, Op.38 no.3
Prelude in G-flat major, Op. 23 No. 10
Chen Yi: Ba Ban (2000)
Liszt: Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata

Watch Yi-Nuo play Rachmaninoff’s Daisies, Op. 38 No. 3:

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Yi-Nuo Wang, piano