Cello and Piano Duo Recital by Colin Carr & Mary Wu

2014-07-07 20:00 - 21:30

Cello and Piano Duo Recital by Colin Carr & Mary Wu

When: 7 Jul 2014 Mon 20:00
Where: Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall

Cello and Piano Duo Recital by Colin Carr & Mary Wu Poster


Cello: Colin Carr
Colin Carr appears throughout the world as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, and teacher. He has played with major orchestras worldwide, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, The Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, the orchestras of Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, Philadelphia, Montréal and all the major orchestras of Australia and New Zealand. Conductors with whom he has worked include Rattle, Gergiev, Dutoit, Elder, Skrowasczewski and Marriner.

He has been a regular guest at the BBC Proms, has twice toured Australia, and has recently played concertos with the London Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony and Halle Orchestra.
Recently Carr performed cycles of Beethoven's complete works for cello and piano with his duo partner Thomas Sauer throughout the United States and in England, Germany and France.

They have also played recitals together at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Philadelphia's Chamber Music Society and at the Wigmore Hall. Carr has also played several cycles of the Bach Solo Cello Suites at the Wigmore Hall in London, in the United States at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York and the Gardner Museum in Boston and in Montreal, Toronto, Ottowa and Vancouver.


Piano: Mary Wu
Hailed as "one of the most gifted pianists of her generation" for her "musical variety, profundity and sensitivity" by Ravel's long time pupil late Vlado Perlemuter, Mary Wu is also praised by the late Lord Yehudi Menuhin as having "a captivating poetical quality to her playing".

Performed in public from a young age, Wu has performed extensively in Europe, Asia and North America, including performances with Lord Menuhin in the United Kingdom and Germany, and in festivals including Ravel Academy, France, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Singapore Arts Festival, International Contemporary Music Festival, Macao Arts Festival, "Hell Hot" New Music Festival, Ibiza Festival in Spain and Bright Sheng's "Intimacy of Creativity" Festival in Hong Kong, in which she performed with two-time Grammy Award winner Richard Stoltzman. She has performed frequently with the Gramophone Chamber Music Award winner, the Maggini Quartet, and is a founding member of the Bauhinia Piano Trio.


Bach: Suite No. 1 for Cello in G, BWV1007
Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Cello in A, Op. 69
Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor, L135
Brahms: Sonata for Piano and Cello in F, Op. 99


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