Concerto & Aria Concert
MacPhail Concerto & Aria Concert is the premiere student performance event at MacPhail. Performers undergo competitive auditions to be selected for the final concert. The concert features soloists in performance with a chamber-size orchestra, conducted by Chi-Chi Bestmann. This year’s concert will also be live streamed. Watch this space for more information regarding the broadcast.
Congratulations to all of the students and teachers who gave an audition, and to those selected to perform! Congratulations!
Josiah Chan, piano student of Miryana Moteva
Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major, Hob. XVIII: 11, Mvt. I: Vivace by Joseph Haydn
Kevin Chen, piano student of Susan Sophocleus
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22, Mvt. I: Andante sostenuto by Camille Saint-Saens
William Feng, piano student of Susan Sophocleus
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Mvt. I: Molto allegro con fuoco by Felix Mendelssohn
Evan Hsieh, violin student of Mark Bjork
Praeludium and Allegro by Fritz Kreisler
Isabel Li, violin student of Lucinda Marvin
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, Mvt. I: Allegro molto appassionato by Felix Mendelssohn
Jaclyn Mack, voice student of Manon Gimlett
The Girl in 14G by Jeanine Tesori
One additional student was selected to perform with the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis, conducted by Cary John Franklin.
Vladimir Tsiper, violin student of Lucinda Marvin
Violin Concerto in D minor, Mvt. I: Allegro con fermezza by Aram Khachaturian