Ventura Music Festival
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Sean Chen
2013 DeHaan Classical Fellow of the
American Pianists Association

Sean Chen

Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8 pm
Ventura Missionary Church
500 High Point Drive, Ventura

“What’s the Score?” Pre-Concert Talk with Nuvi Mehta at 7:15 pm

The Ventura Music Festival celebrates the opening of its 20th anniversary season, “Festivo!” with a concert by Ventura County native Sean Chen, 2013 DeHaan Classical Fellow of the American Pianists Association. Fresh from his triumph as the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Bronze Medalist, Mr. Chen will perform both solo and in a piano quintet featuring the festival’s Artistic Director, Nuvi Mehta, and special guest artists from the San Diego Symphony.

PROGRAM
Waltz in A♭ Major, Op. 38 Alexander Scriabin
(1872 – 1915)
Four Impromptus
  Impromptu in A♭ Major, Op. 29
  Impromptu in F♯ sharp Major, Op. 36
  Impromptu in G♭ Major, Op. 51
  Fantasie-Impromptu in C♯ Minor, Op. 66
Frédéric Chopin
(1810 – 1849)
La Valse Maurice Ravel
(1875 – 1937)
(arr. Sean Chen)
INTERMISSION
Piano Quintet in C minor, Op. 1
  Allegro
  Scherzo: Allegro vivace
  Adagio, quasi andante
  Finale: Allegro animato
Ernst von Dohnányi
(1877 - 1960)
Jisun Yang, violin
Nuvi Mehta, violin
Thomas Turner, viola
Yao Zhao, cello
Sean Chen, piano

Children under 5 will not be admitted.

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