Yamaha Artist and Kovner Fellow Angie Zhang (piano) performs Debussy: L’Isle Joyeuse; Mozart: Sonata No. 2 in F major, K. 280; Granados: Los Requiebros from “Goyescas”; Beethoven: 32 Variations on an Original Theme, WoO 80; and Liszt: Rhapsodie Espagnole; plus works by Bernstein and Bolcom.
A native of Portland, Oregon, Angie made her solo, chamber, and orchestral debuts by age ten. Her performance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland under Grammy-nominated conductor Neil DePonte won rapturous acclaim and she has appeared every season since as a soloist with major orchestras. She is frequently re-engaged by conductors and directors, and has collaborated with maestro Huw Edwards eight times in the last decade. Earlier this year, she made her harpsichord debut at pianoSonoma, and conducting debut at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center as a third-time winner of the Juilliard Concerto Competition.
Angie continues to expand and deepen her musical offerings through taking on diverse leadership and artistic roles, both in and beyond the concert hall. A veteran multi-disciplinary artist, she has presented dozens of interactive performances with actors and dancers of the Juilliard School, and has worked with critically-acclaimed choreographers Aszure Barton and Kate Skarpetowska. In addition, she has co-commissioned solo and chamber works by living composers and sung Verdi’s Requiem while on tour with the Barnard-Columbia Chorus. She is also the youngest person in the history of Juilliard to hold teaching fellowships and assistantships concurrently in the pre-college, college, and evening divisions.
This program is presented by Yamaha Artist Services.