Pianist Sa Chen and Violinist Ning Feng at Jordan Hall
February 11, 2012
Described as “one of the brightest performers of her generation”, pianist Sa Chen won top prizes in the Leeds, the Chopin, and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competitions. She has worked with celebrated conductors, performed with world’s top orchestras, appeared in festivals worldwide. She was selected in the prestigious Tokyo series “The 100 Great Pianists of the 20th Century”. She was awarded "Chopin Art Passport" from Polish Government as recognition for her achievement in Chopin’s music during Chopin bicentennial in 2010. Classical FM of London offered "The Best CD Award" to her Chopin Concertos album and commented as “A soulful performance of the Chopin concertos”.
Violinist Ning Feng was the first prize winner in both the Paganini and the Michael Hill International Violin Competitions. He also won prizes at the Hannover, the Queen Elisabeth, and the Menuhin Competitions. His most recent recording, featuring works by Paganini, Kreisler, Berio, Schnittke and others, received a first-class review by Audiophile Audition: “You will be blown away by the artistry of this album, and for his sterling playing.”
Program includes works by Mozart, Prokofiev, Schnittke, and Brahms. Student free tickets available at ChinesePerformingArts.net