Pianist Alpin Hong at Carpenter Performing Arts Center
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The last date listed for Pianist Alpin Hong was Friday March 11, 2011 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
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One of the best known saxophonists in the world, David Sanborn blends jazz, pop, rock and R&B into a smooth-as-silk sound that no other sax player has quite managed to copy. The career of this multiple Grammy winner was launched in 1975 by his (aptly-titled) debut album, Taking Off, and it hasn't come down since, spanning more than two dozen other albums. Established as both a soloist and a collaborator with the likes of Bowie, the Stones and Clapton, Sanborn now brings his "sweet-tart alto sound" (The New York Times) to Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beachfor an impassioned performance.
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The program was radically altered by having Mr. Hong accompany different students attending a local performing arts high school during the second half of the program. Although I support students and attend student concerts at LBSU, this is not...continued
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See videos of Hong at his website.
Whirlwind American tours and performances across the globe have earned pianist Alpin Hong the reputation as a modern day Pied Piper. His combination of stunning technique, emotional range, and rare humor continues to bring audiences young and old to their feet.
In July 2005, Gramophone magazine declared his first, self-titled CD (works of Scarlatti, Brahms, Debussy and Stravinsky on MSR Classics) “a debut that enhances this young pianist’s reputation,” praising his “strong finger-work and keen ear for voice-leading.” The release of his second album, friendtaskmasterteacher, sold out of its first run within a matter of weeks and garnered critical acclaim.
Mozart: Twelve Variations on “Ah, vous dirai-je Maman”
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in C# Minor
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G# Minor
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G Minor
Liszt: Concert Etude #3
Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso
Mendelssohn: Variations Serieuses Op. 54
Chopin: Ballade No. 4
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C# minor
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue