Grace Park, Violin & Andrew Tyson, Piano, at Merkin Concert Hall
Tuesday February 8, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$20
“…fresh, different and exhilarating” – San Francisco Chronicle
W.A. MOZART – Violin Sonata in G Major, K. 379
GABRIEL FAURÉ – Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 13
FRANZ SCHUBERT – Fantasy for Violin and Piano in C Major, D. 934
Praised by Strings Magazine as “intensely wrought and burnished,“ violinist Grace Park captivates audiences with her artistry, passion and virtuosity. Winner of the 2018 Naumburg International Violin Competition, she showcases her artistry as a dynamic soloist and dedicated chamber musician. Park has appeared as soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Canada at venues such as Walt Disney Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Rudolfinum in Prague, Schubert Club, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jordan Hall and Tri-Noon at Rockefeller University.
Hailed by BBC Radio 3 as “a real poet of the piano,” American pianist Andrew Tyson is emerging as a distinctive and important new musical voice. A 2011 Young Concert Artists International Auditions winner and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, he was awarded First Prize at the Géza Anda Competition in Zürich, as well as the Mozart and Audience Prizes. Tyson is also a laureate of the Leeds International Piano Competition, where he won the new Terence Judd-Hallé Orchestra Prize. Tyson has performed with orchestras from the North Carolina Symphony, the Colorado Symphony, the Kansas City Symphony and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Alice Tully Hall, to the Osaka Symphony, SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, Musikkollegium Winterthur and the National Orchestra of Belgium. Tyson’s three recital discs have been issued on the Alpha Classics label.
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