CFAS is pleased to partner with Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts’ PianoFest to present the world premiere of The Invisible Compass for Violin and Piano, a new work about time by celebrated Chinese composer Huang Ruo, whose style draws from Chinese folk, Western avant-garde, rock and jazz music.
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 8:30 PM
430 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Also featured on the program are works by composers Chen Yi, Bright Sheng, and Tan Dun.
- Huang Ruo: The Invisible Compass (2012, World Premiere) for violin and piano
MingHuan Xu, violin; Winston Choi; piano
- Bright Sheng: may I feel, said he.
An Opera in Seven Minutes, for soprano, tenor and piano four-hands
Carrie Kocsis, soprano; Stephen Mollica, tenor; Dana Brown, piano; Winston Choi, piano
- Tan Dun: Dew Drop Falls
Winston Choi, piano
- Chen Yi: China West Suite for two pianos
Dana Brown, piano; Winston Choi, piano
PianoFest (Oct. 13-20) is free and open to the public. To view the entire festival schedule and its wide variety of programs, including a finale showcase recital by award-winning Roosevelt student pianists on Saturday, Oct. 20, visit www.roosevelt.edu/ccpa or for more information call 312-341-2352.