11th Open Recital Features Many Gifted Youngsters

September 1, 2016


Classical Music Asia’s 11th Open Recital, held on 31 May 2014 at Lakeview Studio in Puchong, saw many gifted youngsters perform on their instruments with flair and confidence. It featured eight solo performances and a string quartet whose members, as its name implied, were aged 14, 15, 16 and 17 respectively.


1. Soh Kwee Tung (violin)
Kreutzer 42 Studies No 2

2. Catherine Khaw (violin)
Kenneth Teh (piano)
Fritz Kriesler : Praeludium and Allegro

3. Josh Sim (cello)
Petrina Phua (piano)
Jean-Baptiste Bréval: Cello Sonata in C major, Op.40 No.1
(1st & 2nd mvt)

4. Ariya Tai (piano)
Johannes Brahms: Zwei Rhapsodien op.79 No.2
Ludwig van Beethoven: “Tempest” Piano Sonata Nº 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2
Béla Bartók: Allegro Barbaro BB 63 (Sz. 49)

5. Tan Jing Ern (piano)
Wang Jing Zhong: Sunflower (向阳花)
Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne in C sharp minor


6. Debra Grace Lim (piano)
Beethoven’s 18th piano sonata in E flat major (3rd & 4th mvt)

7. Belinda Chong (vocal)
Petrina Phua (piano)
Arthur Sullivan: Orphues with his Lute, Lyrics by William Shakespeare

8. Keith Cheah Ming Hong (piano)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C sharp major,
BWV 872, Well tempered Clavier Book 2
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in D minor, Op.31 No.2 “Tempest” (1st mvt)
Maurice Ravel: “Ondine” from Gaspar de la nuit

9. 14 to 17 Quartet
Ariya Tai (violin)
Catherine Khaw (violin)
Yootha Tiki Yong (viola)
Josh Sim (cello)
Antonín Dvořák: The American string quartet, opus 96 in F major (1st & 2nd mvts)

Classical Music Asia’s Open Recital was set up in May 2013 to provide a platform for all classical music students, regardless of grade level or teacher, to perform in front of a live audience. Have you read our main Open Recital page? We also have an Open Recital FAQ.

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