Join us on Saturday, June 19 at 3:00 pm to hear pianist Anran Qian in concert. Ms. Qian is a doctoral candidate at the Boston University School of Music.



Program

    ComposerWorkYear
    Bela BartókOut of Doors, Sz. 811926
    Ludwig van BeethovenPiano Sonata No. 31 in A Flat Major, Op. 1101821
    Chen YiDuo Ye2000
    Maurice RavelValses Nobles et Sentimentales, M 611911
    Aaron CopelandThree Moods1921


    About the Artist

    Chinese pianist Anran Qian was born into a musical family and began playing piano at a young age. Her professional training began at the Wuhan Conservatory of Music and continued at The Juilliard School, where she earned undergraduate and masters degrees under the guidance of Jerome Lowenthal and Joseph Kalichstein.

    An adventurous musician who loves performing on stage, Aran also enjoys improvising, teaching, composing, and collaborating with artists in other disciplines. Her mission in life is to connect with people through music.

    Anran is currently completing her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Boston University under the guidance of Tanya Gabrielian.


    About the Concert

    Our concerts take place at a private residence in southern Rhode Island, near the village of Peace Dale:

    103 North Road  
    South Kingstown, RI 02879 
    

    Map and Directions

    This performance begins at 3:00 pm. Guests should plan to arrive at least 15 minutes ahead of time. After the concert, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artist(s) and learn about their backgrounds, interests, and career plans.

    Prior to the concert, Anran Qian will lead a short discussion about today's program. This pre-concert event will take place at 2:00 pm, one hour before the performance.

    Reservations

    Advance reservations are required. If you’d like to attend this concert, send us an email and tell us the number of seats you want. If seating is available, we’ll confirm your reservation. If not, we’ll add you to the waiting list. If we confirm your reservation and you decide not to attend, please let us know so others can take your place.

    The suggested contribution is $40 per person. Contributions are collected at the door. We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards.