Sat Jul 24 17:00

Rising Stars

An annual feature of the Chamberfest summer music festival, Rising Stars showcases the region’s finest emerging talent. This showcase is adjudicated by a panel of Chamberfest artists, and scholarships are awarded to the strongest performances in memory of Anne Presentey. This performance features the finalists of the 2021 competition, who submitted video auditions this spring.

Congratulations to this year’s winners:
Senior Division winners
1st: Vivian Lang Chen
2nd: Sophie Van der Sloot
3rd: Tied between Stephen Eckert and Eric Prodger

Junior Division Prize winner
Adrienne Lu

Thank you to all performers!

Khanh Mai | piano
Tong Tong Lu | piano
Avery Kennedy | flute
Adam Zheng | piano
Adrienne Lu | piano
Stephen Eckert | piano
Sanjana Dhanasekaran | piano
Eric Prodger | bass trombone
April Zheng | piano
Vivian Lang Chen | piano
Sophie Van der Sloot | cello

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) | Prelude and Fugue No. 13 in F sharp major, BWV 858

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) | October “Autumn Song”, from The Seasons Op. 37a

Eldin Burton (1913-1979) | Sonatina for Flute and Piano
Allegretto grazioso — andantino sognando — allegro giocoso quasi fandango

Sergei Prokofiev (1891 – 1953) | Toccata, op. 11

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) | Jeux d’eau

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) | “Le Loriot” from Catalogue D’Oiseaux

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) | Toccata in E minor, BWV 914

Alexey Lebedev (1924-1993) | Concertante Allegro

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) | Études-Tableaux, op. 39, no. 7
Lento lugubre 

Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) | Sonata No. 2 in G-sharp minor, Op. 19 (“Sonata-Fantasy”)
Andante — Presto 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) | 7 Variations on ‘Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen’, WoO 46

Rising Stars is an in-person event only and not included in the Festival Livestream Pass. This performance is outdoors in the Steinway Piano Gallery Ottawa parking lot: seating will be limited, and you may need to bring your own weather protection if desired.

This masterclass is graciously hosted by Steinway Piano Gallery Ottawa.
CEE programming is made possible with the generous support of Jean Teron.

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