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Pulsar 10: Saxophone and Piano Duo

17 May

Pulsar 10: Saxophone and Piano Duo

Cherry Tsang, Wong Tak Chiu 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

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WONG Tak Chiu, Saxophone

Hong Kong saxophonist Tak Chiu Wong is an international soloist, chamber musician, and educator. He has been invited to perform extensively as a soloist throughout Asia and United States.

Wong currently serves as saxophone faculty at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, and Hong Kong University, and is currently the artistic director of the Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy in Thailand, aiming to enhance the education and communication among saxophonists and students from Asia Pacific countries. He has been invited to present master classes in throughout Asia to Europe. Besides, he has served as one of the jury member of international competitions in China, Germany, Singapore, and Thailand.

Wong is a Selmer Paris and D’addario artist.

 

Cherry TSANG, piano

Cherry Tsang has given recitals and performed chamber music throughout Europe, Asia and America, where she made her Carnegie Hall début in 2009. She has collaborated with various orchestras, including Eastman Symphony Orchestra, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) Symphony Orchestra and Hong Kong Ars Nova Orchestra, working with conductors such as Neil Varon, Alan Cumberland and Christoph Campestrini, among others. Recent performance includes the solo recital of “Our Music Talent” series organized by Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

A dedicated chamber musician, Tsang recently performed at the Wooster Chamber Music Festival and Sanibel Music Festival in the USA, and at venues such as Kneisel Hall, New York University, Symphony Space and the Miller Theatre at Columbia University. She has also worked with many international artists including James Thompson, Giuliano Sommerhalder, Florent Héau and Piotr Milewski. She recently made a recording with James Thompson, featuring arrangements of arias from Bach’s cantatas on the ITG label.

Tsang received her Doctorate in Piano Performance from Eastman School of Music in 2011, where she studied with Barry Snyder, for whom she was teaching assistant from 2008 to 2011. She is currently an adjunct lecturer for Piano Performance at Hong Kong Baptist University, and coaches chamber music and collaborative piano to undergraduates and master’s students at HKAPA.

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Béla Bartók /Tak Chiu Wong

Romanian Folk Dances Sz.56

  1. Joc cu Bâtǎ (Stick Dance). Allegro moderato
  2. Brâul (Sash Dance). Allegro
  3. Pê-loc (In One Spot). Andante
  4. Buciumeana (Horn Dance). Moderato
  5. Poargǎ Româneascǎ (Romanian Polka). Allegro
  6. Mǎrunţel (Fast Dance). Allegro

 

Pierre Max Dubois

Pièces Caractéristiques en Forme de Suite Op.77

  1. A L’espagnole
  2. A La Russe
  3. A La Hongroise
  4. A La Parisienne

 

Astor Piazzolla

Histoire du Tango

  1. Bordel 1900
  2. Café 1930
  3. Nightclub 1960
  4. Concert d’aujourd’hui

Rudy Wiedoeft

Saxophobia

Sax-O-Pun

 

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