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Grace Mo, Piano

Absolute Classics

Part of the Absolute Classics 2016-17 Season

Add to my Calendar 26-01-2017 19:30 26-01-2017 21:30 36 Grace Mo, Piano “Grace Mo's was fiercely dramatic, extrovert and frequently demonic, with orchestral outbursts that pushed the piano to extremes...”  Manus Carey on Mo performing Beethoven Sonata Op. 57  “Appassionata”Described as “an excellent pianist, combining technical wizardry with impressive attention to detail”, Grace Mo is internationally acclaimed and in demand as both soloist and chamber musician. Born in Taiwan, raised in Canada, and now living in London, Grace studied piano performance at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she held the Leverhulme Chamber Music Fellowship, Postgraduate Piano Fellowship, and the Postgraduate Artist Diploma. Her teachers have included Joan Havill, Robert Silverman, and Holly Wang. During her studies she won many prestigious awards and grants, most notably the MBF's Myra Hess Award, the Canada Council for the Arts Grant, and the British Columbia Arts Council's Arts Grant. As a soloist, Grace is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions and her performances have taken her to many concert venues around the world: Barbican Music Hall, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, LSO St. Lukes, St. James Piccadilly, Royal Overseas League House (London), Princess Alexandra Hall (Edinburgh), the Marinu Hall (Prague), the Mozarteum (Salzburg), the Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), the Grand Hall (St. Petersburg), and Palau de la Musica Catalana (Barcelona), the Concert Hall (Andorra). Grace has featured in several international music festivals, most recently at the International Wimbledon Music Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Crichton Church, Dumfries DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Crichton Church
Easterbrook Hall, Bank End Road
Dumfries
Dumfries and Galloway
DG1 4TA
Scotland


Programme

Frederic ChopinBarcarolle, Op.60
Franz LisztFantasia quasi sonata 'Après une lecture du Dante', S161/7
Franz LisztAnnées de pèlerinage II: Sposalizio and Sonetto del Petrarca 123
Robert SchumannCarnaval, Op.9

Performers

Grace Mo – piano

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Programme Note

“Grace Mo's was fiercely dramatic, extrovert and frequently demonic, with orchestral outbursts that pushed the piano to extremes...”  Manus Carey on Mo performing Beethoven Sonata Op. 57  “Appassionata”
Described as “an excellent pianist, combining technical wizardry with impressive attention to detail”, Grace Mo is internationally acclaimed and in demand as both soloist and chamber musician. Born in Taiwan, raised in Canada, and now living in London, Grace studied piano performance at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she held the Leverhulme Chamber Music Fellowship, Postgraduate Piano Fellowship, and the Postgraduate Artist Diploma. Her teachers have included Joan Havill, Robert Silverman, and Holly Wang. During her studies she won many prestigious awards and grants, most notably the MBF's Myra Hess Award, the Canada Council for the Arts Grant, and the British Columbia Arts Council's Arts Grant. 
As a soloist, Grace is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions and her performances have taken her to many concert venues around the world: Barbican Music Hall, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, LSO St. Lukes, St. James Piccadilly, Royal Overseas League House (London), Princess Alexandra Hall (Edinburgh), the Marinu Hall (Prague), the Mozarteum (Salzburg), the Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), the Grand Hall (St. Petersburg), and Palau de la Musica Catalana (Barcelona), the Concert Hall (Andorra). Grace has featured in several international music festivals, most recently at the International Wimbledon Music Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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