october, 2017

4oct12:15 pm- 1:00 pmYingying Su, Piano12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CST Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural CenterPrograms:Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

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Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

Yingying Su, Piano

Selections from Three Dance Portraits (9’)
I. The Dead Moth Tango
II. Knock-Stück
William Bolcom (b. 1938)

Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24 (27’)
Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897)

Recognized for her clarity of sound and noble interpretation, pianist Yingying Su has established herself as a sensitive and imaginative musician, exhibiting a remarkable depth of musicianship and poise beyond her age.

She is the winner of many national and international piano competitions including the National Piano Competition of China, the Concurso International Piano Competition in Maracaibo, Venezuela, and the Bienen School of Music Concerto Competition. She is also the recipient of the “Special Prize of the Jury” in the III International Piano Competition in Memory of Emil Gilels in Ukraine, the John Elvin Piano Prize from the Oberlin Conservatory, and the Charles S. Miller Piano Prize from the Yale School of Music.

Ms. Su has performed at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Chicago’s Symphony Center, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, the Celebrity Concert Series at the Heifetz International Music Institute, and has given numerous solo recitals and performances in the United States, China, Germany, Ukraine, Spain, Venezuela, and Australia. She has appeared as the soloist with the Maracaibo Symphony Orchestra and Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra under conductors such as Eduardo Rahn and Victor Yampolsky.

Ms. Su studied with Monique Duphil at the Oberlin Conservatory and with Peter Frankl at the Yale School of Music. She was awarded the degree of Doctor of Musical Art from the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, under the guidance of Alan Chow. She has taught at the University of Oklahoma School of Music and the Baltimore International Piano Festival. Ms. Su is currently on the piano faculty at the Soochow University School of Music, China.


(Wednesday) 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CST


Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center

78 E Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60605

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