Jun Asai Piano Concert 2017

Saturday, August 5, from 4PM at the Colburn School (LA downtown)


Program:
Beethoven Sonata No. 14 (Moonlight)
Chopin Preludes, op. 28
Balakirev Islamey

A laureate at many international competitions, Colburn alumna and pianist Jun Asai returns in a program featuring three great works from the 19th century. Opening the program will be Beethoven’s “Moonlight” sonata (a title originating not from the composer himself but from the German poet Ludwig Rellstab), followed by Chopin’s Preludes, traversing the gamut of all 24 keys. Rounding out the program will be Balakirev’s Islamey, a pianistic tour de force, inspired by the composer’s visits to the Caucasus region and its colorful folk music. This recital is sponsored by Davar Church, where she currently serves as Music Director.


Free Entrance but seats are limited. Please get your tickets. Jun Asai Piano Concert 2017
Tel : (626) 219-6425
Email: info@davarkg.com
(Your kind donations are most appreciated)




【Profile】
Jun Asai has performed with the L.A. Philharmonic, Glendale Philharmonic, Fort Worth Symphony, Utah Symphony, Nagoya Philharmonic and Shanghai Philharmonic. Winners of various prizes, including at L.A. Phil’s Kaper Awards, the National Chopin Competition, Shanghai Int’l Competition, Joanna Hodges Int’l Competition, Bachauer Int’l Competition, New Orleans Int’l Competition, Città di Cantù Int’l Piano Competition, etc. Her teachers include Eduardo Delgado, Daniel Pollack, Oxana Yablonskaya, and Yoheved Kaplinsky. She has also worked with John O’Conor, Arie Vardi, Mikhail Voskressensky and Nelita True in various masterclasses. She gave her debut recital at Carnegie’s Weill Hall in 2002, appeared four times on the TV program “Musical Encounter,” and played the role of a piano prodigy in “Sneakers” with Robert Redford. She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and grew up locally in Pasadena where she took lessons at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music and later at the Colburn School of Music. She entered the Juilliard School at the age of 15, graduated with a Master’s Degree in 2004 and is currently in the doctoral program at the Johns Hopkins University under the tutelage of Leon Fleisher. She serves as music director at Davar Church in Pasadena. For further information, please go to www.junasai.com.

For live performances by Jun Asai, please go to: https://www.youtube.com/user/AsaiJun7


【Map and Direction】

The Colburn School
Zipper Hall
200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Colburn School is located on the east side of Grand Avenue, one block south of First Street, diagonally across the street from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The main entrance to the school is located at 200 South Grand Avenue between Second and Third Streets.

Parking at the Colburn School is designated for Colburn students, faculty, and staff only. If you are attending a concert at the Colburn School, there are several local parking structures available for a reasonable fee. We recommend the public parking at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Sponsored by Davar Church 1454 E. Elizabeth St Pasadena CA 91104 (626)219-6425     info@davarkg.com



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