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A free concert of virtuoso piano music performed on two fabulous Steinway grand pianos at7:00 pm - Michelle's Pianos, Portland. Music by Mozart-Busoni, Brahms, Saint-Saëns, Borodin, Liszt and Shostakovitch. Donations to benefit young artists projects and collaborations with The Vancouver Symphony. The concert features Dr. Michael C. Liu and Young Artist Competition gold medalist Fred Lu.

Come support the Vancouver Symphony and the future VSO young musician projects! A free concert of virtuoso two-piano music willl be performed on two fabulous Steinway grand pianos Saturday, August 23 at 7 pm at Michelle's Pianos, located at 600 SE Stark St, Portland.

 

The concert will feature previous Young Artist Competition gold medalist Fred Lu along side VSO pianist and supporter Dr. Michael C. Liu.

Selections include:

 

Magic Flute Overture by Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791) arranged by Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) - Fred Lu, piano I Michael C. Liu, piano II


Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) - Michael C. Liu, piano I Fred Lu, piano II


Minuet and Gavotte, from Septet in Eb major, Op. 65 by Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) - Fred Lu, piano I Michael C. Liu, piano II


Funerailles by Franz Liszt (1811-1886) arranged by Emil von Sauer (1862-1942) - Fred Lu, piano I Michael C. Liu, piano II

 

Polovtsian Dances from the opera Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin (1833-1887) - Michael C. Liu, piano I Fred Lu, piano II

 

Concertino, Op. 94, by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) - Fred Lu, piano I Michael C. Liu, piano II

 

The event is sponsored by Michelle's Pianos and The VSO. Donations accepted to benefit young artists projects and collaborations with The Vancouver Symphony.

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Festive Overture (Shostakovich) Violin Concerto in D minor (Sibelius) Symphony No. 7 (Prokofiev)
Featuring guest artist Elmar Oliveira, Violin
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Cuban Overture (Gershwin), Wesendonck Lieder (Wagner), Symphony No. 3, (Brahams)
Featuring guest artist Christina Kowalski, Soprano
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Overture to Colas Breugnon (Kabalevsky), Concertos No. 1 and 2 (Liszt), Symphony No. 6 (Brotons)
Featuring guest artist Arnaldo Cohen, Piano
Vancouver Symphony Classic Concerts: April 18 and 19, 2015
Symphony No. 5 (Honegger), La Valse (Ravel), selections by our 2015 Young Artists Winners
Vancouver Symphony Classic Concerts:May 16 and 17, 2015
Audience Choice (TBA), Concerto for Two Clarinets (Krommer), An Alpine Symphony (Strauss)
Featuring guest artists Juanjo Mercadal, Clarinet
and Tolo Mercadal, Clarinet

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A view of the interior of Skyview Concert Hall


Directions to Skyview Concert Hall: 1300 NW 139th Street. Coming from the south on I-5, take the 134th Street exit. Turn left (west) at the light. Follow this street for 1-2 miles past Fred Meyer - Skyview is on the right. (134th Street curves and turns into 139th Street – stay on this main road as the name changes from 134th to 139th.) (map)

 

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