CONCERT ARTISTS

OUR 105TH SEASON

2017-2018

 

Claire Huangci, Piano
Thursday, November 9, 2017
11 a.m.
Anderson Center
7850 Five Mile Road
Cincinnati, OH 45230

A Special Location and Time in Honor of Matinée Musicale’s Long Tradition of Morning Recitals

The award-winning pianist returns to Matinée Musicale following her acclaimed 2015 recital. At age 8, Huangci was the youngest gold medalist at Cincinnati’s World Piano Competition in 1999. She won first prize in the 2009 International Chopin Competition in Germany and in the 2010 Chopin Competition in Miami.

Captivates audiences with her “radiant virtuosity, artistic sensitivity, keen interactive sense and subtle auditory dramaturgy” – The Salzburger Nachrichten

Claire Huangçi, Pianist

Photography by Gregor Hohenberg.

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PROGRAM

4 Sonatas……………………………..……………………Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti (1660 – 1725)
     in D major, K. 443; 208; 35; 435
Nocturne Op. 27, No. 2……………………………………………………………Frédéric François Chopin (1810 – 1849)
Nocturne Op. 48, No. 1……………………………………………………………..Frédéric François Chopin (1810 – 1849)
Romeo and Juliet excerpts.……………………………………………………Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (1891 – 1953)
      Juliet as a Child
      Montagues and Capulets
      Masks
      Romeo and Juliet at Parting
INTERMISSION
24 Preludes Op. 28.………………………………………………………………….Frédéric François Chopin (1810 – 1849)
  1. Feverish anticipation of loved ones
  2. Painful meditation; the distant deserted sea
  3. The singing of the stream
  4. Above a grave
  5. Tree full of songs
  6. Homesickness
  7. Sensational memories float like perfume through my mind
  8. The snow falls, the wind screams, and the storm rages, yet in my sad heart, the tempest is the worst to behold
  9. Prophetic voices
  10. Rockets that fall back down to earth
  11. Desire of a young girl
  12. Night ride
  13. On foreign soil, under a night of stars, thinking of my beloved faraway
  14. Fear
  15. But death is here, in the shadows
  16. Descent into the abyss
  17. She told me, “I love you”
  18. Divine curses
  19. Wings, wings, that I may flee to you, o my beloved!
  20. Funerals
  21. Solitary return, to the place of confession
  22. Rebellion
  23. Playing water nymphs
  24. Of blood, of earthly pleasure, of death