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MPRS presents DANG THAI SON - A Romantic Journey
Fri, 2 June 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
The Master Piano Recital Series closes its 2016/17 season with a living piano legend.
Hailed “a genuine musician” by Isaac Stern, Vietnamese pianist Dang Thai Son first earned international fame after winning First Prize at the tenth International Chopin Competition in 1980. Since then, he has played in over forty countries, in venues including the Lincoln Center in New York City, Salle Pleyel in Paris, the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Sydney Opera House and Tokyo’s Suntory Hall. He has performed with orchestras including the St. Petersburg, BBC, and Moscow Philharmonic Orchestras, the Orchestres Symphoniques de Montreal and Paris, the Vienna, Zurich and Royal Swedish Chamber Orchestras, and the Virtuosi of Moscow, appearing alongside conductors including Neville Marriner and Pinchas Zukerman. He has collaborated with musical luminaries including Yo Yo Ma, Seiji Ozawa, Kathleen Battle, Mstislav Rostropovich, Murray Perahia, and Vladimir Ashkenazy, and recorded prolifically for Deutsche Grammophon, CBS Sony, Analekta and Victor JVC.
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Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) - Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. 45
Frédéric Chopin - 3 Mazurkas
Frédéric Chopin - Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39
Franz Liszt (1811-1886) - 'Les Cloches de Geneve' from Années de pèlerinage I, S. 160
Franz Liszt - Réminiscences de Norma, S. 394
Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960
Ticket Seating Options
Section A – An unobstructed view of the performer; house left (keyboard side), rows 1-5. Limit 40, general seating within section. $50/$45/$20
Section B – Front-row seating; house right, rows 1-5. Limit 40, general seating within section. $40/$35/$15
Section C – House left (keyboard side), rows 6-10. Limit 40, general seating within section. $40/$35/$15
Section D – The remainder of the main floor excluding sections A, B and C. General seating within section. $30/$25/$10
Section E (Balcony) – Great view, excellent sound. Limit 100, general seating within section. $40/$35/$15
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