The club hosts its annual recital of young classically trained pianists (ages 18-30) who were this year’s recipients of the Musical Club's Evelyn Bonar Storrs Piano Scholarships.
Evelyn Bonar Storrs established this fund to support "talented and advanced students of piano." Each year, the Musical Club hosts a piano recital that showcases some of these stars of tomorrow who are enrolled in piano performance degree programs in Connecticut colleges and universities.
The following pianists were awarded scholarships for this year:
Ho Man Cheung
Sophia Cornicello: Bard College Conservatory of Music
Etude No.11, “En Suspens” - Ligeti
Prelude and Fugue in E flat Minor (WTC I) - J.S. Bach
Ho Man Cheung:
Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109 (mvt. III) - Beethoven
Guangfu He: Master’s degree at the Hartt School
Sonata No. 2 in G sharp Minor - Scriabin
Youmei Cai: DMA at the University of Connecticut
Estampes (I. Pagodes) - Debussy
Elisabeth Tsai: Yale School of Music
Arabeske in C major, Op.18 - Schumann
Qianqian Xie: Doctor of Musical Arts at The Hartt School
Sonata No. 62 in E flat Major, Hob. XVI: 52 (I. Allegro moderato) - Haydn
Tongqing Liu: Hartt School of Music
Fantasy Op.17 (mvt. I) - Schumann
Robert Levinger: Graduate degree at the Yale School of Music
Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 5 (I. Allegro) - Brahms
All are invited to a coffee reception immediately following the program in Fellowship Hall.