Join us on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 4:00 pm to hear pianist Stephanie Tang perform music by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Chopin, and Schubert. This is Stephanie’s second appearance at these concerts.


Program

Composer Work Year
Domenico Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in F major, K. 445 ?
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op. 10 No. 2 1798
Frédéric Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat major, Op. 61 1846
Intermission
Franz Schubert Four Impromptus, D. 899 1827

About the Artist

Stephanie Tang
Stephanie Tang

Chinese-American pianist Stephanie Tang is the prizewinner of prominent international competitions and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician worldwide. At the age of 12, she performed in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and at sixteen, made her orchestral solo debut with the West Covina Symphony Orchestra. She has since then performed in major venues such as Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles), Shenzhen Concert Hall, Himalayan Concert Hall (Shanghai), Sendai Concert Hall, throughout the Netherlands, Place Flagey (Brussels), Milton Court Concert Hall (London), Banff Centre, and Koerner Hall (Toronto).

Stephanie has won 1st prize at the Young Pianists’ Beethoven Competition, 2nd prize at the Louisiana International Piano Competition, 2nd prize at the Susan Torres Award for Pianists and the Jury’s Discretionary Prize at the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Bronislaw Kaper Awards. In 2017, she competed in the Sendai International Piano Competition and was a finalist in the Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition. In 2021, she was a semi-finalist in the Montreal International Piano Competition and performed at Place Flagey in Brussels at the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition.

Stephanie has spent her summers at the Banff Centre, Holland Music Sessions, Music Academy of the West and Sarasota Music Festival. In masterclass, she has worked with exceptional artists such as Thomas Adès, Richard Goode, Robert Levin, Jonathan Biss, Robert McDonald, Matti Raekallio, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Menahem Pressler, and Leon Fleisher.

An avid chamber musician, she has performed and collaborated with John Adams, András Diaz, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and coached with members of the Ébène, Guarneri, Endellion and Tokyo Quartets. She is a member of the London-based Paddington Trio; they have recently won 1st prize at the 70th Royal Over-Seas League Competition (2022) and 2nd prize as well as the special prize for the best interpretation of an Estonian work at the Tallinn International Piano Chamber Music Competition (2021).

Stephanie began her professional pre-collegiate studies with Zhaoyi Dan at the Shenzhen Arts School in China. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the Colburn School, Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School and Master of Music from the Yale School of Music. Her principal teachers have included John Perry, David Louie, Peter Serkin and Boris Slutsky. She is currently in her 2nd year of Artist Diploma studies with Ronan O’Hora at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Stephanie currently resides in London and enjoys an active career as a soloist and chamber musician. Upcoming concert highlights include debut chamber performances at Wigmore Hall and a concerto debut at the Barbican Hall, performing Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra under Adrian Leaper.

About the Concert

Our concerts take place at a private home in southern Rhode Island, near the village of Wakefield. The street address is 103 North Road, South Kingstown, RI 02879.

Map and Directions

This performance begins at 4:00 pm. One hour before the performance, join us for a discussion about the music on the program. After the performance, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their backgrounds, interests, and career plans.

Reservations

Advance reservations are required. If you’d like to attend this concert, send an email to craig@corememorymusic.com with the names of the guests in your party. If seating is available, we’ll confirm your reservation; otherwise we’ll add you to the waiting list. If you have a reservation and a member of your party decides not to attend, please let us know so another guest can take their place.

The suggested contribution is $40 per person. If your resources are limited, please contribute whatever you can afford. Contributions are collected at the door. We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards.

IMPORTANT: As a precaution, we’d like everyone attending this concert to be fully vaccinated and symptom-free. Masks are optional at this time.

Seating capacity for this concert: 20



Name Note
Dalton, Elizabeth
Gray, Bianca volunteer
Hirons, Phil
Kroll, Liz
May, Chaia
Moorehead, Keith volunteer
Pancaro, Antoinette newcomer
Pancaro, Rudy newcomer
Schelleng, Bob
Schelleng, Katie
Seemann, Ann
Turner, Ken
Total: 12