Duo Piano Recital: Joanne Hsu & Juyeon Kang
Thursday, September 4
Meis Recital Hall
Come listen to acclaimed pianists Joanne Hsu of Taiwan and Juyeon Kang, professor of music at Northwestern College, as they present a duo piano recital in Briar Cliff University's Meis Recital Hall.
Hsu and Kang will perform various 20th century musical compositions that have inspired dances around the globe as part of the program’s theme, “Dances of the World.” The repertoire will include Leonard Bernstein's “Symphonic Dances from West Side Story” and “Le Grand Tango” by Astor Piazzolla. The second half of the program will feature Maurice Ravel’s “La Valse,” which alludes to the birth, decay, and destruction of the Viennese waltz. The performance will end with Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Suite No. 2 in C, Op. 17.”
The recital is free and open to the public.