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Absolute Classics

Mengyang Pan - Piano

Part of the Absolute Classics 2015-16 Season

Add to my Calendar 18-03-2016 19:30 18-03-2016 21:30 36 Absolute Classics Date: Friday 18th March  Time: 7:30pm Location: Annan Academy Performing Arts Centre  DG12 6AP Cost: Adults £12, Concs £10, Under 26’s £0 Programme: Beethoven Rage over a lost penny Brahms Fantasia op 116 Interval Chopin Ballade no. 1,2 Debussy Suite Bergamasque  Prelude Menuet Clair de Lune Passpied  Liszt Paganini Etude no. 6 in A minor Critics have described Mengyang Pan’s playing as 'so fine that time seemed to stand still. Her shading, use of tone colour, and the most brilliantly clear and precise placing of the music in the highest register was a real joy to hear'. Chinese born British pianist Mengyang Pan regularly performs in some of the most prestigious concert halls throughout the UK such as the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, The National Gallery, St John's Smith Square and Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Concerto performances with Maestro Vladimir Ashkenazy and John Wilson are among the highlights of her career to date. Mengyang has also received numerous prizes and awards such as First Prize at the 2010 Bromsgrove International Young Musicians Platform and Second Prize and Audience Prize at the Dudley International Piano Competition. She  was also awarded the Second Stage Award at the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2009. Upon graduating from the RCM, HRH Prince Charles presented her with one of the College’s most prestigious awards, The Tagore Gold Medal, for outstanding representation of the RCM. Born in 1985, Mengyang was accepted by the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, 1996. In 1998, she won First Prize at the MIDO Piano Competition in China followed by Second Prize at the Ettlingen International Piano Competition for Young People in Germany, 1999. Mengyang was then awarded a full scholarship by the Wall Trust to study at The Purcell School, where she worked with Professor Tessa Nicholson. During her three years there, she appeared both as a soloist and chamber musician at many prestigious venues including the Purcell Room and the UNESCO in Paris. Annan Academy, Annan DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Annan Academy
St. John Road
Annan
Dumfriesshire
DG12 6AP
Scotland


Programme

Franz LisztGrandes ├ętudes de Paganini, S.141
Frederic ChopinBallade no.2 in F major, Op.38
Frederic ChopinBallade no.1 in G minor, Op.23
Claude DebussySuite bergamasque
Johannes Brahms7 Fantasien, Op.116

Performers

Mengyang Pan – piano

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Programme Note

Date: Friday 18th March 

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Annan Academy Performing Arts Centre 

DG12 6AP

Cost: Adults £12, Concs £10, Under 26’s £0

Programme:

Beethoven Rage over a lost penny

Brahms Fantasia op 116

Interval

Chopin Ballade no. 1,2

Debussy Suite Bergamasque 

Prelude

Menuet

Clair de Lune

Passpied 

Liszt Paganini Etude no. 6 in A minor

Critics have described Mengyang Pan’s playing as 'so fine that time seemed to stand still. Her shading, use of tone colour, and the most brilliantly clear and precise placing of the music in the highest register was a real joy to hear'.

Chinese born British pianist Mengyang Pan regularly performs in some of the most prestigious concert halls throughout the UK such as the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, The National Gallery, St John's Smith Square and Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.

Concerto performances with Maestro Vladimir Ashkenazy and John Wilson are among the highlights of her career to date. Mengyang has also received numerous prizes and awards such as First Prize at the 2010 Bromsgrove International Young Musicians Platform and Second Prize and Audience Prize at the Dudley International Piano Competition. She  was also awarded the Second Stage Award at the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2009. Upon graduating from the RCM, HRH Prince Charles presented her with one of the College’s most prestigious awards, The Tagore Gold Medal, for outstanding representation of the RCM.

Born in 1985, Mengyang was accepted by the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, 1996. In 1998, she won First Prize at the MIDO Piano Competition in China followed by Second Prize at the Ettlingen International Piano Competition for Young People in Germany, 1999.

Mengyang was then awarded a full scholarship by the Wall Trust to study at The Purcell School, where she worked with Professor Tessa Nicholson. During her three years there, she appeared both as a soloist and chamber musician at many prestigious venues including the Purcell Room and the UNESCO in Paris.

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