Downtown Sinfonietta's Twenty-first Concert

Dimanche, Mars 26, 2017 - 17:00

Downtown Music at Grace Church
33 Church Street
White Plains, New York
Stecher & Horowitz Foundation Concert

Young Artist’s Concerto Concert
Mackenzie Melemed and Angie Zhang, Piano
Vincent Lionti, conductor

Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488 (1784-1786?) WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Presto

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, opus 15 (1798-1800) LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
I. Allegro con brio
II. Largo
III. Rondo Allegro

Sunday, March 26, 5:00PM

Young Artist’s Concerto Concert
Mackenzie Melemed and Angie Zhang, Piano
Downtown Sinfonietta, Vincent Lionti, Conductor

Downtown Music continues its collaboration with the young prize winners of the New York International Piano Competition, a biennial event sponsored under the auspices of the Stecher and Horowitz Foundation. Mackenzie Melemed and Angie Zhang play the Mozart Concerto No. 23 in A Major K. 488, and the Beethoven Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15. They will be accompanied by our resident chamber orchestra, Downtown Sinfonietta, which features members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

Mackenzie Melemed was a Prize Winner of the Sixth New York International Piano Competition in June, 2012. He is First Prize Winner of the 18th International Hamamatsu Piano Academy Competition in Japan. Mackenzie is a recent winner of the Juilliard School’s Gina Bachauer Piano Competition, awarding him a full-tuition scholarship. Upon being accepted into the accelerated B.M./M.M program, he will be both a senior and a first-year master’s student at The Juilliard School in New York.

Angie Zhang, became the Second Prize Winner of the Eighth New York International Piano Competition in June 2016. She won the 2016 Juilliard Concerto Competition as well as a top prize in the PianoArts North American Competition. Angie has appeared as soloist with the Milwaukee Symphony, and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. She has been featured on National Public Radio’s popular show, “From the Top,” as well as Aspen Public Radio, Portland’s All Classical KQAC, Seattle’s KING FM, and WGBH in Boston.

Adults $25, Seniors (65+) $20, Students $15

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