Hwaen Ch'uqi in concert

12037 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
(571) 839-4368
  • Dates: September 30, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: $20, $0 for kids

An Inca Indian and a native of Perú, pianist and composer Hwaen Ch'uqi is a world-renowned soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. He has performed throughout the United States, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Russia, Taiwan, Japan, and Perú at such venues as Seiji Ozawa Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, and Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg, Russia. He is a proud product of the Eastman School of Music, and he continues to call Rochester, NY home.
Mr. Ch’qui will be joined by preeminent Northwest musicians Brandon Vance (violin) Pamela Liu (viola) Erika Pierson (cello) and Anna Doak (double bass). This exciting program will feature two world premier works by Hwaen. Ch’uqi, Quintet No.1 for piano and strings and Deux Morceaux for cello and piano. Also on the program, Schubert’s much loved 'Trout' Quintet, Csardas by Vitorio Monti and Shetland Fantasia, a lively celtic quintet by Brandon Vance.
It is Mr. Ch'uqi's fervent prayer that such music as he is privileged to render might serve as a catalyst for wondrous change in the lives of all who hear it.
Program :
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Danse macabre, g-moll, Op. 40 (arr., Saint-Saens)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791):
Piano Sonata No. 16, C-Dur K. 545 with Second Piano Accompaniment by Grieg
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Rondo
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943):
Suite No. 2, C-Dur, Op. 17
I. Introduction
II. Valse
III. Romance
IV. Tarantelle
Antonio Gervasoni (1973-):
Peruvian Fanfare, As-Dur
Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Nocturnes, Op. 9
III. Allegretto, Ha-Dur
--Performed by Dr. Emi Okumura
Hwaen Ch'uqi (1974-):
Suite in the Baroque Manner, D-Dur, CWV 14
I. Ouverture
II. Air
III. Gavottes 1 and 2
IV. Minuets 1 and 2
V. Gigue
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Refreshments available