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SALON DE VIRTUOSI GALA AWARDS CONCERT

Wednesday October 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM EST

Streamed Live From Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center

The Salon de Virtuosi is thrilled to present our

2020 Gala Awards Concert

honoring the winners of the Salon de Virtuosi 2020 Career Grants:


Albert Cano Smit, Piano

Winner of the Prior Family Foundation Grant


Rémi Geniet, Piano

Winner of the Helen Roosevelt Grant


Moné Hattori, Violin

Winner of the JCCI Grant


Alexander Hersh, Cello

Winner of the David & Goldie Blanksteen Foundation Grant


Sooah Jeon, Flute

Winner of the Miriam & Arthur Diamond Charitable Trust Grant


Hina and Fiona Khuong-Huu, Violin

Winners of the Kashper Family Foundation Grant


Nathan Meltzer, Violin

Winner of the Monique Schoen Warshaw Grant



Zac Zinger, Composer and multi-instrumentalist

Winner of the Fumi Onoyama Grant


The concert will be streamed live from Merkin Concert Hall and hosted by Robert Sherman, the award winning radio broadcaster, music critic and host of WQXR’s Young Artists Showcase


Due to current restrictions, the concert will be performed without an audience.


The concert will be streamed commencing at 7:30 PM on October 14 on the

The Violin Channel’s Facebook page

www.facebook.com/theviolinchannel


The concert may also be viewed on the Salon’s YouTube Channel at 7:30 PM on October 14 HERE



There is no charge for this event and all are welcome to join us online to celebrate our winning artists!


OCTOBER 14 GALA PROGRAM



Click HERE for the full Program and to learn more about the artists




Hina and Fiona Khuong-Huu, violin with Rohan De Silva, piano


Pablo Sarasate (1844-1908)  -  Zapatadeo from Spanish Dances, op. 23

(Fiona Khuong-Huu and Rohan de Silva)


Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)  -  Tambourin Chinoise, op. 3

(Hina Khuong-Huu and Rohan de Silva)


Moritz Moszkowski (1854-1925)  -  Suite for two violin and piano Op. 71 - Molto vivace

(Hina and Fiona Khuong-Huu and Rohan de Silva)


Sooah Jeon, flute with Duk Kyu Kim, piano


François Borne (1840-1920)  -  Fantaisie brillante sur 'Carmen'


Albert Cano Smit, piano

Greeting


Nathan Meltzer, violin with Rohan de Silva, piano


Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)  -  Tzigane

                                                         Habanera


Alexander Hersh, cello with Victor Santiago Asuncion, piano


Claude Debussy (1862-1918)  -  Sonata for Cello and Piano


I. Prologue: Lent, sostenuto e molto risoluto

II. Sérénade: Modérément animé

III. Finale: Animé, léger et nerveux


Mone Hattori, violin with Eriko Kawachi, piano


Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)  -  Legende


Remi Geniet, piano

Greeting


Zac Zinger, shakuhachi with the Resonance Collective, string quartet


Zac Zinger  -  “Haiku in Variation” New Original Composition