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Taiwanese Piano Duo in Recital Jan. 21, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall

Date Released: 1/20/2010

Tienni Chen and Joanne Chang perform Debussy, Ravel, and recent works by Asian-American composers. Free.

The Taiwanese piano duo Tienni Chen & Joanne Chang continue their fifth season of collaboration, presenting a recital at Purchase College State University of New York on January 21, at 7:30 PM in the Recital Hall of the Music Building. Admission is free.

The program features Debussy's "En Blanc et Noir," Milhaud's "LeBoeuf sur le Toit" and "Scaramouche," Huang Huang's "Taiwanese Rhapsody," Fang Man's "Two Colors" and Ravel's "Rapsodie espagnole."

Together Tienni Chen and Joanne Chang have made many forays into new territories of piano ensemble repertoire.  With a shared interest in contemporary music, and search for new musical expressions and multi-cultural perspectives, they have brought to the stage both lesser pieces by major 20th century composers and recent works, especially those by Asian-American composers.