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Program for Ruth Asawa School of the Arts Spring Recital

Friday, May 21, 2021 at 8 pm

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Ruth Asawa School of the Arts
Piano Department Spring Recital
under the direction of Ava Soifer


Ignacio Cervantes (1847–1905)
Serenata Cubana
            Anshel Mamet, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
Allegro assai from Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major K. 332
            Kyle Lieu, piano

Leoš Janáček (1854–1928)
Andante from In the Mists
            Travis Chan, piano

Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)
Allegro moderato from Sonata, Hob 16/52 in E-flat major
            Grace Kuang, piano

* Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
Fantasie Impromptu in C-sharp minor Op. 66
            Claire Wang, piano

Frédéric Chopin
Nocturne Op. 32, No. 1
            Katie Zhan, piano

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Allegro vivace from Sonatina for violin & piano, Op. 137, No. 1
            Becca Portnoy, piano & Loren Gigi, violin (guest artist)

* Frédéric Chopin
Nocturne Op. 48, No. 2
            Eileen Cui, piano

Mikhail Glinka (1804–1857) / Mily Balakirev (1837–1910)
The Lark
            William Tong, piano


* Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
Concert Etude No. 2, La leggierezza
            Owen Hassett, piano

Franz Schubert
Molto moderato from Sonata in B-flat major, D. 960
            Karen Kwong, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Presto agitato from Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Quasi una fantasia, Op. 27 (Moonlight)
Alex Piskoff, piano

* Béla Bartók (1881–1945)
Suite, Op. 14
            Allegro molto
                        John Hicks, piano 

Franz Liszt
Liebestraum No. 3, Poco Allegro, con affetto
            Anna Wong, piano

* Franz Liszt
Études d’exécution transcendante d’après Paganini S.140 No. 4 in E major
Parker Kronar, piano


We are so grateful to Old First Concerts for hosting us.

Special thanks from the students in the Piano Dept. to Matthew Wolka for engineering and producing this Livestream concert.

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