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Hamrar, sal Tónlistarskóla Ísafjarðar

CONCERT 3: Recital in Ísafjörður

Concert featuring Myung Hwang Park (South Korea/France), Peter Toth (Hungary/USA), and Andrew J. Yang (USA/Iceland).

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CONCERT 3: Recital in Ísafjörður
CONCERT 3: Recital in Ísafjörður


20. ágú. 2022, 17:00 – 18:30

Hamrar, sal Tónlistarskóla Ísafjarðar, Austurvegur, 400 Ísafjörður, Iceland


Brahms: 2 Intermezzi, op. 118 no. 1 and 2

Beethoven: Sonata in F minor, op. 57, III. Allegro ma non troppo – presto

performed by Andrew J. Yang

In the name of HAYDN:

Reynaldo Hahn: Thème varié sur le nom de Haydn (1910)

Maurice Ravel: Menuet sur le nom de Haydn (1909)

George Benjamin: Meditation on the name of Haydn (1982)

Myung Hwang Park: Quantum cat with the name of Haydn (2022)

Bach - Kabalevsky: Toccata and Fugue in D minor “Dorian” BWV 538

performed by Myung Hwang Park

[short intermission]

Myung Hwang Park: Tales Under the Snow (2022)

*commission by and premiere during Westfjords Piano Festival, performed by Andrew J. Yang

Liszt: La Chapelle de Guillaume Tell (The Chapel of William Tell), from Années de pèlerinage, Suisse: No. 1

Liszt: Ballade No. 2 in B Minor, S. 171

Liszt: Légende No. 2: St. François de Paule marchant sur les flots S.175/2

performed by Peter Toth

Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 4 in F Minor & No. 5 in F# minor (5')

performed by Andrew J. Yang and Peter Toth

MYUNG HWANG PARK (South Korea/France), composer and pianist

Myung Hwang Park, born in 1987 in South Korea, at the age of 17, moved to France and started learning Piano and Composition theory in Lyon. Park pursues his studies of Composition Theory and Film Scoring at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, while being laureate of Tarazzi fondation and Leg Jabès fondation for the scholarship. He studied Piano in parallel at Haute Ecole de Music de Genève for his master degree in piano performance. Since 2017, Park composes for short animations and films, several being selected by numerous festivals and exposed in museums. His compositions were also featured in media facade projections on Grand Cathédrale of Orléans. Park's concert pieces are played in countries across the world. His solo piano work, "Tales Under the Snow" (2022) was commissioned by and premiered at the Westfjords Piano Festival, and a live performance excerpt recently appeared on RUV Rás 1.

PETER TOTH (Hungary/USA), pianist

Peter Toth, born in 1983, is one of the most recognized artists of his generation. In October 2022, Peter will give his solo recital debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City. He has concertized in most countries in Europe and across Asia, the Americas, and Australia. Toth has won top prizes at numerous piano competitions, such as the American Paderewski Piano Competition (2013), the Franz Liszt International Piano and Voice Competition in Los Angeles (2010), and the Franz Liszt International Piano Competitions in Budapest (2001) and Weimar (2000). His first released CD recording won the Grand Prize of the Hungarian Liszt Society (2006). Toth is a regular guest artist at piano festivals such as the Festival de Musique au Château d’ Excideuil and the Festival Musique en Vallée du Tarn in France. Toth is on the piano faculty at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.

ANDREW J. YANG (USA/Iceland), pianist & artistic director

American pianist Andrew J. Yang, deemed "a prodigy, [running] the emotional gamut from brooding introspection to manic exuberance" (The San Francisco Examiner), has an international solo recitalist career spanning Europe, Canada, the United States, and Asia. Born in 1992 in Southern California, Yang has lived in Patreksfjörður for the last couple years where he teaches piano and violin at Tónlistarskóla Vesturbyggðar. Recently, Yang won the top prize at the 30th International FLAME Piano Competition in Paris, France, and received the "White Rose" Medal of Honor from the President of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, for musical excellence. Recent performances include engagements at venues such as Mozarthaus (Vienna), Krakow Jewish Cultural Center (Poland), the Hoheikan (Japan), and most of the major New York venues such as Victor Borge Hall, Carnegie Hall, Museum of Modern Art, and Steinway Hall.


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    2.900 ISK
    +73 ISK service fee
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  • Students/Seniors (65+)

    2.200 ISK
    +55 ISK service fee
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    Available for any student attending an Icelandic music school. Please have at least one parent to chaperone student or small group of students.

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