Join us on Saturday, January 9 at 3:00 pm for our first concert of the New Year. Pianist Ying Li returns to perform works for solo piano by Haydn, Prokofiev, and Brahms.



Program

Composer Work Year
Franz Joseph Haydn Keyboard Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI:48 1789
Sergei Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-flat major, Op. 83 1942
Johannes Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel 1861


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

Pianist Ying Li, entered the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in 2012 as a student of Robert McDonald, Seymour Lipkin, and Jonathan Biss. She graduated from Curtis in 2019 and began work on a graduate degree at The Juilliard School in New York, where she studies with Robert McDonald.

Ms. Li has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras including her most recent debut with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. She has also worked with Symphony in C, the Longwood Symphony Orchestra, the Brevard Music Center Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, and the “Mihail Jora” Philharmonic Orchestra of Romania.

Some highlights among her competition awards are First prize in the Artist Series of Sarasota national competition, First prizes of both Solo Competition and Concerto Competition of the Brevard Music Festival, First prize in the 7th Liszt International Competition for Young Pianists in Moscow, Russia, and the First prize and the audience prize in the 7th International Competition for Young Pianists ‘A Step Towards Mastery’ in St. Petersburg, Russia. As an avid chamber musician, Ms. Li has participated in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute in Chicago, Four Seasons Winter Workshop in NC, and in summer 2019, she will be joining the prestigious La Jolla Music Society in California.

Ying Li performs Chopin's Ballade No. 4