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    Joyce Yang, piano with the Jupiter String Quartet

    Presented by at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    June 9, 2013


    Joyce Yang, piano with the Jupiter String Quartet

    Haydn: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 74, No. 3 “The Rider”
    Bartok: Out Of Doors Suite for solo piano
    Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor


    Joyce Yang, piano

    Pianist Joyce Yang captivates audiences across the globe with her stunning virtuosity and interpretive sensitivity. A 2010 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Yang is marveling audiences around the world since she won the silver medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, especially considering she was the youngest contestant. She has performed with major orchestras around the world such as the Toronto Symphony, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Sydney Symphony, New York Philharmonic, among many others.


    “Romantic flair with musicianly elegance.”
    - The New York Times

    “Poetic and sensitive pianism….capable of hurling thunderbolts.”
    - The Washington Post

    “Glittered and roared…feisty and even witty”
    - Dallas Morning News



    Performing throughout the US and Canada with performances in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to Vancouver and Toronto, the Jupiter String Quartet is a dynamic and democratic union that has won first prizes in multiple competitions including Banff International String Quartet Competition and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Graduates of Cleveland Institute of Music and Oberlin College, the ensemble continues to gather acclaim through membership in Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society Two, as well as an Avery Fisher Career Grant. Learn More


    “From beginning to end, they played as if they were on fire, with passion and energy galore. But what was most impressive was the vibrant approach they brought to the work. The music was always changing, with shifting dynamics, crisp articulations and exciting phrasing.”
    - Kansas City Star

    “The Jupiter…played it with lush tone, a fine sense of color and both and both energy and polish.”
    - The New York Times

    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    37 Main Street
    Rockport, MA 01966

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Tickets: $65, $55, $45

    General Day and Time Info:

    The concert begins at 5 PM.

    Phone: 978.546.7391


    Streets highlighted in Pink are METERED parking options
    Street highlighted in Blue are UN-METERED parking options
    Red “P” icons indicate Town Metered Parking Lots
    Blue “P” icons indicate Unmetered Town Parking Lots
    Area noted as “NO PARK” is permit parking only, unauthorized vehicles will be towed

    Institution for Savings, 16 Main Street
    Pending availability, free parking is often available for Rockport Music ticket holders, M-F after 6pm; after noon on Saturday and all day Sunday. Enter the lot at the Main Street driveway. Distance to Shalin Liu Performance Center: 200 ft. Please note that other organizations often have access to this lot, and on those days Rockport Music patrons must seek other parking options. Please be aware that if there is not a parking attendant to assist, do not block other cars access to the exit.

    Peg Leg Inn, Beach Street
    Enter the lot via the driveway opposite the Front Beach restrooms. From Memorial Day to early October the lot is available to Rockport Music patrons at a reduced rate of $8, after 5 PM (4 PM on Sundays). Distance to Performance Center: 350 yd.

    Town Hall Annex, 26 Broadway
    Coming from the Route 128 traffic lights, follow Route 127 into town, where the road curves left, go straight ahead onto Broadway. Pass the Senior Center on the left (building with canon out front) and the Post Office on your right. Adjacent to the Resident Parking Lot on your left is a small lot for the Town Hall Annex. This small lot allows for free parking on evenings and weekends. Distance to Performance Center: 120 yd.

    Finally, use of unmetered spaces is encouraged. If possible, Rockport Music asks that you consider avoiding metered parking during the day (evening concerts are fine), as merchants and restaurants depend on these spaces for their patrons. Meters are strictly enforced, 7 days a week. New rates and credit-card accepting meters take effect the week of August 5, 2012: $1/hour from 10 AM to 8 PM.

    Evening Alternative
    Ace Hardware parking lot off Railroad Avenue. If specifically noted on the website or in an email notification to ticket holders, this lot will be reserved for Rockport Music ticket holders. It is located next to the MBTA railroad station. Distance to Performance Center: 1,000 yd (0.6 mile). There is no shuttle service.

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