Aspen Music Festival: A Recital by Zlatomir Fung, cello and Tony Siqi, piano



Harris Concert Hall, 960 N 3rd St., Aspen, CO 81611

Event Description

"Aspen alum Zlatomir Fung is the youngest cellist to win First Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition. Only 25, he’ll be joined by 23 year-old Canadian pianist Tony Siqi Yun, who stepped in last-minute to wow the Aspen audience in a recital in 2023. Hear these two rising stars in Clara Schumann’s dreamlike Nocturne, composed when she was only 15. Two solo performances follow, with Yun playing the one-movement Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata of Litszt, inspired by a Victor Hugo poem. Fung will be showcased in Britten’s first solo cello suite, which hearkens back to the techniques and textures employed in Bach’s cello suites. Following intermission, the two reunite for Rachmaninoff’s last chamber work, his gorgeous and deeply moving cello sonata."

C. SCHUMANN: Nocturne in F major, op. 6 no. 2
LISZT: Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata, S. 161, no. 7
BRITTEN: Suite No. 1 for solo cello. op. 72
RACHMANINOFF: Cello Sonata in G minor, op. 19

Event Contact

Aspen Music Festival and School


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