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LA BRISE D'ETE (Summer Breeze) : Flute and Harp Recital

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 7:00 PM

Program Highlights Want to experience a night of high quality classical performance but don't want to go to San Francisco? Come join us in Palo Alto on June 29 at the St Mark's Episcopal Church for an elegant night of classical music by famous french composers that will rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.  Renowned Bay Area Harpist Ms Jieyin Wu will perform with flutist Jed Huang in a thrilling program that includes highly rated works by composers like Debussy, Bizet, Mozart, and Fauré. The program will also feature a few newly commissioned works by bay area composer, Mr Phil Young.  Spend quality time with your loved ones at this performance now! Early bird tickets on sale now, tickets will be priced at $35 after early bird expiration  Harp: Jean Jieyin Wu Jean Wu, frequent harpist for the acclaimed San Francisco Symphony, is internationally recognized as a soloist and ensemble player. She has appeared in performances around the globe, including Shanghai, Beijing, Tel Aviv and the United States. In 2012, she premiered Meredith Monk's chamber music "Realm Variations" at Carnegie Hall. Ms. Wu's vast ensemble work includes, among many others, the San Francisco Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and the Napa Valley Symphony, for which she was appointed principal harpist in 2004. In 2006, Ms. Wu was the selected performer at the American Harp Society National Conference, and in 2008 made a televised concert appearance at the National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi.  Flute: Jed Huang Jia Shanghai born Singaporean-American flutist Jed Huang is an exceptional solo, chamber, and orchestral performer. Jed started his music studies on the piano and violin at the age of 5 with members of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. As a solo recitalist, Jed has collaborated with high level collaborative pianist including M. Washimiya, K. Kurachi, and F. Tanada. He is also a baroque music specialist and performed Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto Number 5 on the baroque flute with European based baroque Harpsichordist Davitt Moroney.  Composer: Phil Young Phil Young (杨智华) composes music in various forms, including symphonic, chamber, electronic, vocal, and film. His ability of fusing Chinese and western elements in his music enriches his originality. Mr. Young’s ballet music “Middle Kingdom Ancient China” for Ballet San Jose and the Chinese Performing Artists of America is one of many works well received by the audiences and the media. His works have been performed by Seattle Symphony, Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Orchestra, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, South Bay Chamber Orchestra, San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra, Toledo International Youth Orchestra and internationally by Thuringer Symphony of Germany, Beijing Symphony of China ,Taiwan National Chinese Orchestra and Hong Kong Harp Chamber Music.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-brise-dete-summer-breeze-flute-and-harp-recital-tickets-60659256469?aff=aff0eventful

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