Notice of a violin recital this coming Sunday morning in Camden:
Keys & Coffee – Sulki Yu
A special performance at The Forge from violinist Sulki Yu, accompanied by Chaio-Ying Chang on piano.
Schubert – Rondo Brillant in b minor D 895
Bach – Partita No.3 BWV 1006 in E Major
Saint Saëns – Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in d minor, Op.75
Korean violinist Sulki Yu studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under David Takeno and furthered her studies under Augustin Dumay at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium. She is a laureate of the 2006 Yehudi Menuhin and 2007 Szigeti-Hubay International violin competitions.
She has performed as soloist at the Royal Festival Hall, Barbican, UNESCO Centre in Paris, Carnegie Hall in New York, Seoul Arts Centre in Korea and with the Sung-Nam Philharmonic, Orchestre Nationale de Lille, Yalta Symphony, Budapest Symphony and Pecs Chamber Orchestras. Last season she made her debuts at both the Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room to critical acclaim and recently appeared in the Spring Chamber Music Festival in Seoul, where she performed with artists including violinist Dong-Suk Kang, cellist Antonio Meneses, and clarinettist Charles Neidich.
Taiwanese pianist Chiao-Ying Chang has distinguished herself as one of the leading pianists of her generation. Top prizewinner of the Leeds, ARD Munich and AXA Dublin International Piano Competitions, she studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Christopher Elton and the late Maria Curcio.
As a soloist she has performed with the Halle, Royal Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, National Irish Symphony, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Regensburg Philharmonic, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Sinfonia Varsovia, Munich Chamber Orchestras and made her debuts at Wigmore Hall and Carnegie Hall in New York. International festival appearances include the Busoni Festival in Bolzano, Europaisches Klassik, Mosel Musikfestival International Piano Summer and the Kammermusikfest des ARD-Wettbewerbs in Schloss Elmau, Munich and Berlin in Germany.