25 August 2022 – Esmond Choi

 


Recitals Australia Presents

Lunch Hour Series, North Adelaide

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Wednesday 17 August, 2022
at 12.30pm
for approximately 40 minutes

Esmond Choi, piano

Erik Satie (1866–1925)
Three Sarabandes
i. No. 1 in A-flat major
ii. No. 2 in D-sharp minor
iii. No. 3 in B-flat minor

Mozart (1756–1791)
Piano Sonata No.10 in C major, K.330
i. Allegro moderato
ii. Andante cantabile
iii. Allegretto

Nikolai Kapustin (1937-2020)
Eight Concert Études, Op.40
i. Prelude
ii. Reverie
iii. Toccatina
iv. Reminiscence
v. Raillery
vi. Pastoral
vii. Intermezzo
viii. Finale

15’ | 15’ | 25’

ABOUT ESMOND

Born in Hong Kong, Esmond Choi is an Australian pianist and composer currently in his Honours year at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. He holds seven scholarships which include The Daisy Burmeister Salotti Scholarship for Pianoforte, The Diana Harris Prize for Accompaniment, and The Maude Puddy Scholarship. He has played for Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Nicholas Mathew, Paavali Jumppanen, Neal Peres Da Costa and Stefan Ammer. Esmond is the current pianist for the Novus ensemble, and organist for St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church. He has collaborated with numerous ensembles including the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, and recently collaborated with the Elder Music Lab performing with the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. Currently Esmond studies with Lucinda Collins, Head of Keyboard at the Elder Conservatorium.