Japan x Taiwan Friends of Music Concert


The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York is pleased to announce that the “Japan x Taiwan Friends of Music Concert” - a chamber music collaboration between Taiwanese and Japanese musicians, will take place on September 26 at 7:30 pm at Merkin Hall, Kaufman Music Center.

The first half of the program will showcase compositions from the two countries and other classical chamber music. The second half will bring together all the musicians to re-interpret Chausson’s Concert for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op.21.

The event is co-presented by the Taipei Cultural Center in New York and the Ryuji Ueno Foundation.

Date and Time: September 26 (Wednesday), 2018 7:30 pm
Venue: Merkin Hall, Kaufman Music Center (129 West 67th Street, New York)
Tickets: $20 - $30 (Use promo code JPTW to receive a $5 discount)

Nan-Cheng Chen, cello
Wei-Yang Andy Lin, viola
Ko Sugiyama, violin
Keng-Yuen Tseng, violin
Daisuke Yamamoto, violin
Ryo Yanagitani, piano

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - String Trio in B-flat major, D.471
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) -Tzigane
Mamiko Hirai (b.1976) - Magenta Stallion
Tyzen Hsiao (1938-2015) - Piano Trio, Op.58 "The Formosa”
Ernest Chausson (1855-1899) - Concert, for violin, piano & string quartet in D major, Op. 21