Für Beloved Beethoven Sonatas for Piano and Cello

On December 16th, Beethovens birthday, the Oriental Arts Center hosts Li La on the Cello and Huang Qiuning on the Piano performing all five of Beethoven's sonatas for piano and cello.
2022-12-16

Für Beloved Beethoven Sonatas for Piano and Cello

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    Dec 16

    19:30
      Area C / 120 RMB
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    Dec 16

    19:30
      Area B / 180 RMB
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    Dec 16

    19:30
      Area A / 300 RMB
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    Dec 16

    19:30
      VIP Area / 480 RMB
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The repertoire of this concert spanned nearly 20 years, and Beethoven's stylistic evolution at various stages was fully reflected in these works, each capital was endowed with a unique musical beauty. Op. 69 is one of Beethoven's mid-term masterpieces, the most beautiful and popular of his five sonatas for piano and cello, with two instruments that are expressed alternately in each piece.

Cello |  Lila

Li La studied cello at the age of 7 and entered the primary school attached to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music at the age of 9 to study with Professor Cao Min. In 2016, he entered the Juilliard School Foundation to study with cello professors Richard Aaron and Sieun Lin. Since 2018, Lila has been studying at the Kronberg Conservatory in Germany with cellist Frans Helmerson.

In 2012, Lila won the first prize in the string E1 category (second place vacant), the best string performance award and the Kobe mayor's award at the 13th Osaka International Music Competition. In the same year, he won the first prize in the 9th Croatian Janniglo Junior International Cello Competition. The following year, Lila won the championship by receiving perfect marks from all the judges at the 24th International Music Competition in Fulham, Paris, France. In 2014, Lila participated in the 8th Moscow Tchaikovsky International Youth Music Competition and won the cello category, setting the record for the youngest age of the winner of any previous competition. In 2018, she won the silver medal at the 43rd Starberg International String Competition in Michigan, USA.

Important arrangements in recent years include being invited to participate in the "Chinese Style" concert held at the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma in June 2022, and collaborating with the Rome Sinfonietta conducted by young conductor Qian Junping on Zhao Jiping's cello concerto "Zhuang Zhoumeng"; In July, he cooperated with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Chief Conductor Fan Iimori at the Kawasaki Symphony Hall in Japan, and held cello recitals for the first time at the Kobe Women's College Concert Hall and the Suntory Hall in Tokyo. In December, he will collaborate with the Xi'an Symphony Orchestra conducted by conductor Liao Guomin on Haydn's "Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major"; In February 2023, he will perform Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major with the Kunming Nie Er Symphony Orchestra.

Lila has performed on many prestigious international and domestic stages, including the Verbier Festival, Moscow Tchaikovsky Hall, Beijing Zhongshan Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai Concert Hall, Guangzhou Opera House, etc. Her orchestras include the Rome Sinfonietta, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, New Russia State Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Verbier Chamber Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, Shanghai Opera House Symphony Orchestra, Xi'an Symphony Orchestra, Kunming Nier Symphony Orchestra, Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra, etc. Conductors he has worked with include Klitov Eischenbach, Geber Takax-Nagy, Vladimir Spivakov, Yuri Tkachenko, Tang Muhai, Zhang Guoyong, and Qian Junping. In the field of chamber music, she has collaborated with David Glingas, Tabeya Zimmerman, Anthony Tamisit and other masters.

Liara is currently playing an excellent Giovanni Glencino cello provided by the Bier International Violin Association.

Piano |  HUANG Qiuning

Young pianist in the United States, chamber musician, associate professor of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai morning optician and member of Shanghai Musicians Association. During his studies, he successively obtained double bachelor's degrees (piano performance and double-row key performance at Shanghai Conservatory of Music), double master's degrees (piano performance at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, piano cooperation major at New England Conservatory of Music in the United States), and studied under famous pianists and educators at home and abroad, such as Chen Hongkuan, Zhu Lei, Sheng Yiqi, Vivian Weilerstein, Cameron Stowe, etc. Pianist Russell Sherman once praised her as a "gifted pianist".

Huang Qiuning's solo and chamber music performance experience has been carried out in the United States, Canada, Austria, Poland and other places. The Boston Music Times once commented on her "incredible, seamless performance" for her audience. The Calgary Herald praised her performance for her "brilliant, glorious phrases and rich counterpoints... The excitement of the performance was overwhelming." In recent years, he has been invited to serve as a piano cooperation/artistic director of top competitions at home and abroad, such as the Elizabeth International Music Competition, the Stern International Violin Competition, the China Golden Bell Award Music Competition, the Pandelefcky International Cello Competition, etc., and has been active in the domestic chamber music stage for a long time, and has cooperated with musicians such as Zakhar Brown, Xu Weiling, Ning Feng, Nobuco Imai, Zheng Wenxiao, Martti Rousi, Wen-Sinn Yang et al. In 2020, she cooperated with the famous violinist Ning Feng to complete more than 30 wonderful performances of Beethoven's "Piano and Violin Sonata", which was unanimously praised by the domestic mainstream media and music fans. In addition, she has been invited to participate in and record at top international festivals, such as Mozarteum Festival (Austria), Foulger Festival (USA), Morningside Bridge, Walnut Hill (USA), Banff Festival (Canada), etc.

Since 2014, he has returned to China to teach at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and is committed to promoting the teaching, research and performance of chamber music in China. In recent years, she has successively presided over the Shanghai "Chenguang Program" project, the Shanghai University Young Teacher Training Funding Program, the Shanghai Foreign Cultural Exchange Association project, and the Shanghai Conservatory of Music "Sound Talents" program, and won the He Luting Fund Award of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music for many times, and achieved a number of piano chamber music teaching and scientific research achievements.

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