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do c tor of m usical art s r e ci tal

Wing-Chong Kam piano

music by Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, and Mozart

morse recital hall October 20, 2011 Thursday at 8 pm

Robert Blocker, Dean


w ing -ch ong ka m October 20, 2011 • Sprague Memorial Hall • Doctor of Musical Arts Recital

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791

Fantasie in D minor, K. 397

Sonata in D major, K. 576 Allegro Adagio Allegretto

Johannes Brahms 1833–1897

Sechs Klavierstücke, Op. 118 I. Intermezzo: Allegro non assai, ma molto appassionato II. Intermezzo: Andante teneramente III. Ballade: Allegro energico IV. Intermezzo: Allegretto un poco agitato V. Romanze: Andante VI. Intermezzo: Andante, largo e mesto intermission

Claude Debussy 1862–1918

Two Arabesques I. Andantino con moto II. Allegretto scherzando La plus que lente L’isle joyeuse

Frédéric Chopin 1810–1849

Fantasie in F minor, Op. 49

As a courtesy to the performers and audience, turn off cell phones and pagers. Please do not leave the hall during selections. Photography or recording of any kind is prohibited.


About the Artist

Born in Hong Kong, Wing-Chong Kam is an active solo and collaborative pianist. Since his first public concert in Hong Kong at the age of ten, he has been performing in many local and international festivals, including the Carinthia Summer Festival, the International Holland Music Sessions, TCU/Cliburn Piano Institute, and Aspen Music Festival. Kam’s past orchestral collaborations include the Queensland Philharmonic, Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, and Hong Kong Sinfonietta. Recently he made an Asian debut on Eduard Schßtt’s Paraphrase for piano left hand and orchestra with the Hong Kong Philharmonic. A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, Kam has studied with pianists and pedagogues Eleanor Wong and Boris Berman. He received full scholarships from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Asian Cultural Council, Jockey Club, and Yale University for his studies. He is now an adjunct teaching faculty member at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Hong Kong Summer Music. Since 2008, he has given master classes and lectures and has served as an adjudicator for competitions in Hong Kong, Macau, and China.

This performance is in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree.


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Woolsey Hall | Friday | 8 pm Peter Oundjian, guest conductor. John Adams: Tromba Lontana; Bruch: Scottish Fantasy, with violinist Soo Ryun Baek; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 in C minor. Free Admission

Sprague Hall | Monday | 8 pm The graduate quartet-in-residence performs Schubert’s Quartettsatz in C minor; Berg’s String Quartet, Op. 3; Kelly-Marie Murphy’s Dark Energy; and Ravel’s String Quartet in F major. Free Admission

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october 28 & 29 Sprague Hall |Fri & Sat | 7:30 pm friday: Scenes from Così fan tutte, I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Les Troyens, Romeo et Juliette, La Traviata. saturday: Scenes from Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Iolanta, I Puritani, Giulio Cesare, La Boheme. Doris Yarick Cross, artistic director; Marc Verzatt, stage director. Tickets $10–$15, Students $5

november 2 Sprague Hall | Wednesday | 8 pm Faculty Artist Recital Mozart: Violin Sonata in B-flat major; Ravel: Violin Sonata in G Major; Respighi: Violin Sonata in B minor; and a collection of pieces by Fritz Kreisler. Free Admission

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Robert Blocker, Dean

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Wing-Chong Kam