Concert at TECO Features Taiwanese Musicians, Singers, and Composers

TECO Concert Collage

This Friday, the Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office thinks ahead to the coming warmer weather with its Spring Concert that features five Taiwanese classical musicians and singers from some of the most prestigious music programs in the world:

  • Joy Wang (王琦), piano
  • Sylvia Chen (陳羿君 / 陈羿君), cello
  • Tracy Chang (張心梅 / 张心梅), soprano
  • Yi-Wen Lai (鋼琴家 / 钢琴家), piano
  • Chang-En Lu (呂長安 / 吕长安), violin

Visit the event’s Facebook page for bios on the performers.

In addition to works by Robert Schumann and Astor Piazolla, the program includes works by Taiwanese composers Gordon Chin (金希文), Ya-Chu Yang, and Tyzen Hsiao (蕭泰然 / 萧泰然), known as the “Taiwanese Rachmaninoff”, who passed away earlier this week on February 24.

On the program:

  1. Gordon Chin (金希文): Phantasy (幻想曲)
    Tyzen Hsiao (蕭泰然 / 萧泰然): Farewell Etude (告別練習曲 / 告别练习曲), Op.55
    Joy Wang, Piano
  2. Robert Schumann (舒曼): Fantasiestücke (幻想小品), Op.  73
    Sylvia Chen, Cello
  3. Ya-Jhu Yang (楊雅筑 / 杨雅筑): A Tiny Crab and a Butterfly (螃蟹, 蝴蝶)
    Tracy Chang, Soprano
    Yi-Wen Lai , Piano
  4. Astor Piazolla (皮亞佐拉 / 皮亚佐拉):
    Four Seasons (布宜諾斯艾利斯的四 / 布宜诺斯艾利斯的四季)
    Chang-En Lu, Violin
    Sylvia Chen, Cello
    Joy Wang, Piano

Friday, February 27, 7 PM
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York, 1 E. 42nd Street
Free, but RSVP requested