Musical Club of Hartford

3/7/2024: Evelyn Bonar Storrs Piano Scholars Recital

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:

Youmei Cai
Ho Man Cheung
Sophia Cornicello
Yi-Chen Feng
Derek Hartman
Guangfu He
Carter Johnson
Linda Lee
Robert Levinger
JingCi Liu
Tongqing Liu
Yuanyuan Liu
Takeshi Nagayasu
Zifan Qiu
Anthony Ratinov
Hyojin Shin
Alexa Stier
Elisabeth Tsai
Qianqian Xie
Zhantuo Yan
Muzi Zhao

Today's Program

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: Hartt School
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

Program details

All are invited to a coffee reception immediately following the program in Fellowship Hall.