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Aristo Sham, piano

Friday, August 2, 2019

The Olivier Music Barn, 6:30 PM

Pre Concert Talk: 5:00 PM, Tiara Acoustic Shell

Program

ROBERT SCHUMANN: Gesänge der Frühe (Songs of Dawn), Op. 133
Im ruhigen Tempo
Belebt, nicht zu rasch
Lebhaft
Bewegt
Im Anfange ruhiges, im Verlauf bewegtes Tempo

SCHUMANN: Humoreske in B-flat Major, Op. 20

INTERMISSION

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Piano Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 5
Allegro maestoso
Andante espressivo
Scherzo: Allegro energico
Intermezzo: Andante molto
Finale: Allegro moderato ma rubato

Description

Aristo Sham was introduced to the piano at the age of three and joined the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts at the age of six. In 2017, he caused an international stir when he won prizes at the Verbier, Clara Haskil, Saint-Priest, and Viotti international piano competitions. His debut performance at Tippet Rise features pieces from the Romantic era, by Schumann and Brahms.