Moon Festival Melody: Cello exploration
Antonín Dvořák — "Song to the Moon" from Rusalka, Op. 114
Antonín Dvořák — "V. Silent Woods" from From the Bohemian Forest, Op. 68, B. 133
Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller — Nocturne No. 1
Manuel de Falla — Nana
Astor Piazzolla — Cafe 1930
Franz Joseph Haydn — Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob. VIIb:1
Frédéric Chopin — Introduction and Polonaise brillante in C major, Op. 3
Kai Chen , cello
Shirley Wang, guzheng
Andrew Yang, piano
Whitney Pierce, guitar
Seattle Young Philharmonic
Dvořák – Song to the Moon in E
Dvořák – Silent Woods
Chopin – Nocturne Op. 9, No. 2
Chopin – Polonaise Brillante
Works for cello and guzheng – "Moonlight over Blossomy Spring River" and "Tune of Rainbow Cloud"
Burgmuller – Nocturne No. 1
Falla – Nana
Piazzolla – Cafe 1930
Haydn – Concerto in C major
Renowned cellist Kai Chen, former principal cellist of China National Opera Symphony Orchestra, will explore classical cello music and Chinese music to celebrate Chinese Moon Festival!
Program will include works for cello and: piano, guitar, and guzheng.