Ensemble 212 Presents Season Finale & Annual Young Artist Showcase Concert Tonight
Ensemble 212 presents its Season Finale & Young Artist Showcase Concert tonight, May 31st at 8:30pm at Merkin Concert Hall featuring the Grand Prize Winners of the 2013-14 Young Artist Competition and the world premiere of Ke-Chia Chen's Wind Dance for String Orchestra!written especially for and commissioned by Ensemble 212 for its 10th anniversary. Two exceptionally talented young musicians will have a chance to perform with the orchestra: Grand Prize Winner of the 2013-14 Young Artist Competition, violinist Alice Ivy- Pemberton and cellist Derek Louie, 2nd Prize Winner. The concert opens and closes with exuberant classical works, Mozart's Impresario Overture and Beethoven's Symphony No. 1.
A silent auction featuring unique artwork by local artists will be held in the lobby.
Saturday, May 31, 2014 8:30 PM
Merkin Concert Hall
129 W. 67th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam) New York, NY
Subway: 1 to 66th St./Lincoln Center; 2 & 3 to 72nd St.
Bus: M5, M7, M11, M66, M104
Tickets: $25; $12 for students with ID
On the Program
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART
Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario) Overture, K. 486 - Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor
Ke-Chia CHEN, Ensemble 212's 2013-14 Composer in Residence
Wind Dance for String Orchestra
World Premiere commissioned by Ensemble 212 and written especially for its 10th Anniversary - Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor
Ke-Chia Chen on her new piece: "Wind Dance for String Orchestra is cast into a single movement work using musical textures and gestures to depict the moving, swirling air that accompanies our daily travels! A very typical occurrence in New York."
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
featuring Alice Ivy-Pemberton, Grand Prize Winner of the 2013-14 Young Artist Competition - Kyunghun Kim, Conductor