CHESTERTOWN, MD—The Music Department continues its new lunchtime concert series, “12@Hotchkiss,” this Friday, Oct. 7, at noon with a free piano concert by guest artist Hanchien Lee. The 45-minute concert will take place in Hotchkiss Recital Hall in the Gibson Center for the Arts. Lee will offer a solo recital of compositions by Mozart, Chopin, Ravel and Liszt.
The pianist debuted with the Philadelphia Orchestra at age 16 and has performed throughout North America, Europe and Asia. She holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, Yale University, and the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.
Her Oct. 7 program will include Mozart’s Sonata in B-flat Major, K.281; Chopin’s Scherzo in C-sharp minor, Op.39 No.3; excerpts from Ravel’s Miroirs: “Noctuelles” and “Alborada del Gracioso;” and Liszt’s Paganini Etude in G minor, “Il Tremolo.” The schedule for the remaining concerts in the 2011-12 Season follows:
2011-2012 Concert Season
(Each concert takes place from noon to 12:45 p.m. in Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Gibson Center for the Arts.)
Friday, October 7, Solo Recital, Hanchien Lee, Piano.
Friday, November 4, Naval Academy Brass Quintet.
Friday, February 3, Violin and Piano Duo, Lydia Chernicoff, Violin and Ronaldo Rolim, Piano.
Friday, March 2, Annapolis Chamber Players.
Friday, April 13, Opera à la Carte, The Figaro Project.
All concerts are free and open to the public. The Gibson Center for the Arts is located on the main Washington College campus, 300 Washington Avenue. For more information, please visit http://music.washcoll.edu/12hotchkiss.php, or contact series director Grace Eun Hae Kim at 410-778-6457 or firstname.lastname@example.org.