Friday Afternoon Musicale: Piano Solo and Duets: featuring works by Haydn, Mozart, Chopin, Brahms and Robert Schultz.

Yeeha Chiu, piano
Pauline Rovkah, piano
A Steinway Artist, Yeeha Chiu, a Hong Kong-born pianist, studied with Ilona Kabos, Bela Siki, Beveridge Webster, Nadia Reisenberg, and Sheila Paige. A graduate of the Royal College of Music in London and the Juilliard School of Music, she has taught at Juilliard and Duquesne University. Ms. Chiu performed with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent, at the historic inauguration of the first Concert Hall in Hong Kong. Subsequently, she was a concerto soloist with the Taipei Municipal Symphony Orchestra, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, and played with the Vienna Symphony under the direction of Christoph Eschenbach. Ms. Chiu has appeared in solo and chamber music recitals in Asia, Australia, Europe, and the United States, including a series of concerts in Taiwan sponsored by the United States Information Service. A versatile chamber musician, Ms. Chiu has collaborated with members from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Alexander String Quartet based in San Francisco, the Renaissance City Winds, at the Organ Historical Convention, Art Songs with Daphne Alderson, Lilly Abreu, and Eva Ostrakovna. She has also performed the entire cycle of trios for Piano, Violin, and Cello by Beethoven and Brahms. Ms. Chiu is in demand as a teacher and coach. She is also on the faculty at the annual Keyboard Wellness Seminar in Texas directed by Sheila Paige. The Japan Times, “Her sincere and genuine musicianship made this a truly memorable evening.”

18. January 2024 by avawalker
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