Chamber Music Society of Detroit Welcomes the Shanghai Quartet with Pianist Yuja Wang

The incomparable Shanghai Quartet will join with pianist Yuja Wang for a unique collaboration. Will perform works by Schubert, Franck and Dvorak.
 
 
Jan. 12, 2010 - PRLog -- Contact:         

Michael Layne
Marx Layne & Company
248.855.6777

Lois R. Beznos
Chamber Music Society of Detroit
248.737.9982

ARTISTS/DATE/CONCERT LOCATION:
Shanghai Quartet
Weigang Li, Violin; Yi-Wen Jiang, Violin; Honggang Li, Viola; Nicholas Tzavaras, Cello

with Yuja Wang, Piano
Saturday, February 13, 2010, 8:00 PM

Seligman Performing Arts Center
Located on the campus of Detroit Country Day School
22305 West 13 Mile Road, Beverly Hills

ARTIST BIOS:
Shanghai Quartet
Please see:  http://calartists.mymcn.org/squartet.html or www.shanghaiquartet.com/

Yuja Wang
Please see: http://www.opus3artists.com/artists/yuja-wang or http://www.yujawang.com/

REPERTOIRE:
Schubert: Quartetsatz in C minor, D. 703
Franck:     Piano Quintet in F minor
Dvorák:     Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major

UNIQUE FEATURES OF THE CONCERT:
•   The Chamber Music Society of Detroit arranged this unique performance collaboration between the Shanghai Quartet and pianist Yuja Wang.
•   The Shanghai Quartet will conduct the Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s Two-Week Ensemble Residency from February 1-12, reaching over 3,700 students across metropolitan Detroit with interactive lecture-demonstrations and culminating in two student concerts at Seligman Performing Arts Center.
•   This is the third time the Shanghai Quartet has conducted the Chamber Music Society’s Ensemble Residency program and the sixth time the Shanghai Quartet has performed on the Chamber Music Society series.
•   In the few short years since her 2005 debut with the National Arts Center Orchestra led by Pinchas Zukerman, 23-year-old pianist Yuja Wang has already performed with many of the world’s prestigious orchestras.
•   Pre-Concert Dinner: Bacco Ristorante, with special reduced dinner price for CMSD ticket-holders, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

CONCERT SPONSORS/SUPPORTERS:
•   Co-Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank

SPECIAL FEATURES OF SELIGMAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER:
•   Free Parking
•   Easy Accessibility
•   Intimate Chamber Music Venue (seats 724)
•   Excellent acoustics, Kirkegaard Associates acoustician
•   Society Café open before the concerts and during intermission with support from Sweet Lorraine’s and Cadillac Coffee

UPCOMING CONCERTS: CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF DETROIT 2009-2010 SEASON:

OPUS 9 SERIES
Arnold Steinhardt, Violin
Alan Alda, Actor
March 20, 2010
The David and Andrea Page 1797 Concert
Celebrating Music of the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Periods

Steven Isserlis, Cello and Dénes Várjon, Piano
March 27, 2010
Pre-Concert Talk by Steven Rings, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

Richard Goode
April 10, 2010
Pre-Concert Talk by Richard Goode, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

Parker Quartet
May 22, 2010
Cleveland Quartet Award Concert
Sponsored by Effi P. Weinberg and David R. Weinberg
Pre-Concert Talk by Steven Rings, 6:45 – 7:30 PM


OPUS 3 PIANO SERIES
Yuja Wang, Piano
May 15, 2010

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s 2009-2010 Pre-concert Talks are sponsored by Fidelity Investments.

Ticket Prices
•   Single tickets to all concerts: $43 - $75*; students $25.  
except tickets for the March 20 concert featuring violinist Arnold Steinhardt & actor Alan Alda, which are  $100.

Ticket Purchase Information
•   By phone: Chamber Music Society of Detroit Ticket Service: 248-855-6070
•   Online: www.ComeHearCMSD.org

HOUR Detroit, dbusiness and WRCJ are the media sponsors for the 2009-2010 season.

For further information about the 2009-2010 concert season, please visit the Chamber Music Society of Detroit web site at www.ComeHearCMSD.org.

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is a non-profit organization committed to presenting the highest quality chamber music performed by musicians of international stature in acoustically outstanding venues.  The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is recognized locally, nationally and internationally for the high caliber of its presentations.
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