Event brings alumni together April 17 in NYC

Dean Robert Blocker invites all New York City-area alumni of the Yale School of Music to a special event on Tuesday, April 17. At Steinway Hall, alumni will gather for a reception and concert. The reception begins at 6:30 pm; the recital will begin at 8 pm.

The performance will feature four piano alumni of the School of Music: Wen-Yin Chan ’04MM, ’06MMA, ’12DMA; Han-chien Lee ’05MMA, ’06AD; Mimi Solomon ’99BA; and Lucas Wong ’06MM, ’07MMA, ’12DMA.

Chan and Lee will play music for piano, four hands: Mozart’s Andante and Variations in G major, K. 501, and the Overture and Scherzo from Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Wong will perform two movements (IV and V) from Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, as transcribed by Franz Liszt: Marche au supplice and Songe d’une nuit du Sabbat. Solomon will play Chopin’s Berceuse, Op. 57, and Bartók’s Piano Sonata, BB 88 (Sz. 80).

Alumni who would like to attend the reception and/or concert should contact Kelly Yamaguchi-Scanlon (phone: 203 432-1965).

Published March 14, 2012
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