Presentations: CAG Presents

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 7:30 pm

YooJin Jang, violin, with Renana Gutman, piano

Winner, 2017 CAG Competition

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

In memory of William Reid Pitts, Jr., M.D.

Applauded by The Strad for her “fiery virtuosity” and “consummate performances,” violinist YooJin Jang is a winner of the 2017 CAG Competition, and is also First Prize winner of the 2016 Sendai International Music Competition in Japan. YooJin’s 18-19 season includes concerto debuts at New York’s Chautauqua Institution and in Japan with the Osaka Symphony Orchestra.

Program:

J. S. Bach: Sonata No. 3 in E major for Violin and Keyboard, BWV 1016
John Corigliano: Sonata for Violin and Piano (1963)

Intermission

Schumann: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D minor, Op. 121

Read the program notes for this concert:

Watch YooJin and Renana perform Corigliano’s sonata:


Upcoming in the Series

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:

Tickets: $30 adults / $15 students

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:

Tickets: $30 adults / $15 students

 

Yi-Nuo Wang, piano
Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 4:00 pm

Instrumental Storytellers

Performances | Sunday, March 8, 4:00 PM &  7:00 PM

Leonard Nimoy Thalia At Peter Norton Symphony Space

Instrumental Storytellers awakens excitement and passion for classical music in young people and inspires traditional concertgoers to experience the music in a new way, featuring storytelling, movement, comic sketches, and poetry. Be taken on an imaginative journey for audiences of all ages!

A co-presentation with Creative Stage Collective.

Instrumental Storytellers