"One of the world's best classical pianists." - Fox 5
SUN | MAR 17 | 2 PM | CLASSICAL MUSIC
Tickets: $16/$10 Members & Students/FREE for Teens
ABOUT HUANG TIANGE
This is the 10th Huang Tiange Festival, a concert with displays of Tiange’s 20 photographs of New York City on stage screen. This annual event is presented in different cities between US and China in spring. Usually the festival includes concerts and exhibition. It is also the 10th anniversary celebrating of Tiange’s debut on concert stage. At age 5, Tiange made his debut concert in Beijing and started his career as a pianist. He will present 95 minutes powerful programs including Scarlatti’s 2 Sonatas, Gershwin’s 3 preludes, Chopin’s Sonata No. 2, Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, Prokofiev’s Sonata No. 7 and US premiere of Tiange’s own Sonata No. 1, which was composed at age 6, and world premiere of Chinese composer Wang Hua’s Suite Ba Shan Yu Shui, it is written and dedicated to Tiange. (These daring concert programs is never been done by a 14 years old pianist!)
Huang Tiange, a Beijing-born New York composer and pianist. He studied piano with his parents at age 4, and started his professional career as a pianist since age 5. As a child prodigy, beside the piano, he created the new records in composition area after Mozart. He started composing at age 5, finished a piano suite, a sonata and an orchestral work at age 6, finished a large scale symphony at age 7, and started to compose a full-length opera at age 8.
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts dba Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Council Members Adrienne Adams, Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Francisco Moya, Paul A. Vallone, and Jimmy Van Bramer; and the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Lily Auchincloss Foundation.
Support for our programs is also provided by Atlantic Philanthropies Director/Employee Designated Gift Program, Cathay Bank, Michael Cheng / Epos Development, Chinese Overseas University, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou / New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Con Edison, Crossings TV, Heidi & Jonathan Davis, Exploring the Metropolis, Steven Facey, Kuang-Yu Fong / Chinese Theatre Works, Barbara Garii, The Glow Foundation, Heather Harrison, Raymond D. Jasen, Jim Henson Foundation, Keith Haring Foundation, Ellen Kodadek, Kenneth Koranyi, Nelson Lee / Flushing Bank, Law Offices of Vincent Toomey, James S. Liao, Emily Lin / Lin & Loveall Foundation, Linden Arts Fund for Children, Anita Liu, Louis Armstrong Education Foundation, Lyell Korea, Materials for the Arts, William McClure, NYC & Company Foundation, New York Community Bank Foundation, Northwell Health, Queens Art Education Center / Arthur Liu, Queens College, Queens Courier, Georgiana Reese-Benatti, RuDance / Asian American Dance Sport Corp., Mike Sperendi & Jan Schneider, Vincent Toomey, Mei Ya Tsai, Veronica Tsang, Claire Shulman, Tai & Tony Wang / WAC Lighting, Jay Wegman, Jonathan White, Edwina & Eldwin Wong, Minwen Yang, Hank Yeh, and gifts made in loving memory of Amal Hussain and Irene and Maxwell Seligman.