Join us on Saturday, November 28 at 3:00 pm for the third concert of our 2020-2021 season. American pianist Hilda Huang will perform a diverse program of works for solo piano.



Program

Composer Work Year
Dietrich Buxtehude Aria and 32 Variations in G major "La Capricciosa" 1690
Bela Bartók Suite, Op. 14 1916
Francis Poulenc Trois pièces, FP 48 1928
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Keyboard Sonata in E-flat major (Wq 49:5) 1744
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101 1816


About the Concert

This concert will take place at a private home in southern Rhode Island. The street address of the venue is 103 North Road, Wakefield, RI 02879.

Map and Directions

The performance begins at 2 pm. Guests should plan to arrive at least 30 minutes ahead of time. After the concert, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their backgrounds, interests, and career plans.

Advance reservations are required. If you’d like to attend this concert, send us an email and tell us the number of seats you want. If seating is available, we’ll confirm your reservation. If not, we’ll add you to the waiting list. If we confirm your reservation and you decide not to attend, please let us know so others can take your place.

The suggested contribution for this concert is $40 per person. We also offer a three-concert pass for a contribution of $100. Contributions are collected at the door. We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards.


About the Artist

The outstanding young American pianist Hilda Huang is the only artist to have received top prizes in the Leipzig (2014), Würzburg (2010), and Tureck (2010) International Bach Competitions. She subsequently appeared in the documentary film Bach and Friends and the Leipzig and Montreal Bach Festivals.

Ms. Huang made her orchestral and recording debut in 2008 under Erich Kunzel with the Cincinnati Pops (TELARC). She has performed at the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall and the Bach-Archiv Leipzig. In 2016, she appeared on BASF Ludwigshafen’s culture program as part of the Steinway Prizewinners’ Concert Network.

Huang attended [email protected] as a Young Performer for six summers, and has since appeared as a Protégé Project young artist at Chamber Music Northwest and as a Steans Fellow at the Ravinia Festival. She was a 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, was a Gold Award recipient from the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts’ YoungArts Week, and was named a 2008 Davidson Fellow by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development.

Huang was a long-time student of the piano pedagogue John McCarthy and the harpsichordist and choral conductor Corey Jamason at the Preparatory Division of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has received generous additional instruction from Robert Blocker, David Finckel, Michael Friedmann, Wu Han, Gilbert Kalish, Robert Levin, Christopher O’Riley, John Perry, Leon Plantinga, Anton Nel, Inge Rosar, and Benjamin Simon. She has made repeat appearances affiliated with Thürmer Pianos, and thanks them for their ongoing support.

Hilda Huang graduated from Yale College in 2017 with a B.S. in Chemistry with distinction. She was also awarded the Wrexham and Sharp prizes by the Yale Department of Music. She earned a Masters degree at Yale School of Music in 2019, where she studied piano with Melvin Chen.


Artist Videos

Hilda was featured in the 2010 documentary “Bach and Friends”
Hilda performed Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 24 at Yale in 2019