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An Evening with Taiwanese Piano Stars - Ching-Yun Hu & Taiwanese New Talent Pianists

  • Date:2021-07-16

The Taipei Cultural Center, Yun International Music Foundation (YIMF) and Flushing Town Hall (FTH) together facilitate an on-line concert by introducing Taiwanese piano stars. The concert is part of TCC in New York's 30th Anniversary program and will be broadcast live on July 31, as the opening concert of PYPA Piano Festival and as part of New York’s Flushing Town Hall online program on August 14, allowing us to share the vibrant energy of the Taiwanese artistic community. An Evening with Taiwanese Piano Stars - Ching-Yun Hu with Young Piano Talents concert is pre-recorded at Kaufmann Music Center- Merkin Hall in New York, and music studios in different cities in Taiwan.

Hailed by The Philadelphia Inquirer as a “first class talent… superb pianist” and by International Piano (London) for “praises follow her around the world”, Taiwanese-American pianist Ching-Yun Hu is a unique presence on the international concert scene. She is the winner of the Arthur Rubinstein and Concert Artists Guild Competitions, and since her debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, she has continued to perform internationally at major concert venues across the world. Her albums with Naxos, ArchiMusic, and BMop Sound have received critical acclaims and won the prestigious Golden Melody Award for “Best Classical Album of the Year”. Pianist Magazine has called her latest Rachmaninoff album as an “essential listening for Rachmaninoff admirers”. Renowned also as a presenter, curator, educator and a passionate classical music promoter, she is the founder and artistic director of renowned Philadelphia Young Pianists’ Academy (PYPA), and serves on the piano faculty at Temple University in Philadelphia.

In this concert, Ching-Yun Hu is joined t by two rising Taiwanese piano stars, Natasha Wu and Yao-Wen Chang, in a program of piano classics by Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff and Taiwan's own Tyzen Hsiao.

Chopin Impromptu in A-Flat Major, Op. 29
Chopin Impromptu in G-Flat Major, Op. 36
Chopin Impromptu in D-Flat Major. Op. 51
Chopin Fantasie Impromptu in c-sharp minor, Op. 66
Perfomer: Ching-Yun Hu

Schubert/Liszt "Ave Maria"
Schubert/Liszt "Auf dem Wasser zu Singen"
Schumann/Liszt "Widmung"
Perfomer: Ching-Yun Hu

Rachmaninoff Etudes-tableaux, Op. 39, No. 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9
Perfomer: Ching-Yun Hu

Schubert Impromptu in G-Flat Major, Op. 90, No. 3
Chopin Mazurkas Op. 51, No. 1, 2
Performer: Natasha Wu

Chopin Ballade No. 3 in A-Flat Major, Op. 47
Perfomer: Yao-Wen Chang

Tyzen Hsiao The Angel from Formosa
Performer: Ching-Yun Hu

Concert information:

Date: SAT, July 31, 2021 8:00 PM
Location: online at
Tickets: Free Admission

Date: SAT, AUG 14, 2021 7:00 PM
Location: FTH at HOME (Virtual Venue)
Tickets: Free Admission

TCC in New York's 30th Anniversary
The Taipei Cultural Center in New York (TCC), which was established as the first overseas office of Taiwan's Ministry of Culture in 1991, builds connections through arts and culture in New York and throughout North America. TCC’s mission is to reach out to all kinds of arts organization and artists in the US and Canada and support international cultural exchanges, collaborations, and artistic events in order to introduce Taiwan's arts and culture to a broader audience.