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xuerong zhao piano

artist diploma degree recital April 16, 2014 • Morse Recital Hall

Robert Blocker, Dean

Artist Diploma Degree Recital

xuerong zhao piano Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • 8:00 pm • Morse Recital Hall

Sergei Rachmaninoff 1873–1943

Études-tableaux, Op. 39 No. 2 Lento Assai in A minor No. 6 Allegro in A minor, “Little Red Riding Hood”

György Ligeti

Musica ricercata III. Allegro con spirito IV. Tempo di valse VIII. Vivace. Energico

Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827

Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109 I. Vivace ma non troppo. Adagio espressivo II. Prestissimo III. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo


This performance is in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Artist Diploma.

Modest Mussorgsky 1839–1881

Pictures at an Exhibition I. Promenade II. Gnomus III. Promenade IV. Il vecchio castello V. Promenade VI. Tuileries VII. Bydło VIII. Promenade IX. Ballet des poussins dans leurs coques X. Samuel Goldenberg et Schmuyle XI. Promenade XII. Limoges. Le marché XIII. Catacombes. Sepulchrum romanum XIV. Cum Mortus in lingua mortua XV. La cabane sur des pattes de poule XVI. La grande porte de Kiev

I would like to dedicate the Ligeti piece to my professor, Wei-Yi Yang. I would also like to thank my great mother for her support over the years.

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Robert Blocker, Dean

Xuerong Zhao, piano  
Xuerong Zhao, piano  

Artist Diploma Degree Recital