Simon Yao - Sound Espressivo Laureates' Recital
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Bach - French Suite No.6 in E major, BWV 817 (Allemande, Courante and Gigue)
Schubert - Impromptu in E-flat Major, Op. 90 No. 2
Chopin - Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor, Op. 66
Alyabyev/Liszt - Nightingale
Prokofiev - Prelude in C Major, Op. 12 No. 7 "The Harp"
Debussy - Jardins Sous La Pluie (Gardens in the Rain), from Estampes
Simon Yao, 9 years old, is a fourth-grade student from Southern California. He began playing piano at the age of 6. Simon attends the Colburn School where he studies with Jeffery Lavner. He has won MTAC’s Contemporary Festival Competition for two consecutive years since participating in 2019. He was the laureate and first place winner in the 2020 Sound Espressivo Global Competition. In January 2021, he won the first prize in Russian Souvenir International Youth Piano Competition.
At the Colburn School, Simon has made frequent appearances at the Friday Night Recitals as one of the youngest performers. As a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award, Simon also enjoys being engaged in bringing the gift of music to the community.
Please support musicians and this concert series here:
- VIP$15+$0.38 Service fee$15+$0.38 Service fee0$0
- General admission$0$00$0