Downtown Music at Grace will present pianists Mackenzie Melemed and Angie Zhang playing music of Mozart and Beethoven. They will be accompanied by Downtown Sinfonietta, featuring members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, playing rare 19th Century transcriptions of the original scores. Vincent Lionti conducts.
Mackenzie Melemed is winner of the Juilliard School’s 2016 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition, awarding him a full-tuition scholarship. He is a second-year master’s student at The Juilliard School in New York. Mr. Melemed is First Prize Winner of the 18th International Hamamatsu Piano Academy Competition in Japan. He was a Prize Winner of the Sixth New York International Piano Competition held in 2012.
Angie Zhang, who won the 2016 Juilliard Concerto Competition, became the Second Prize Winner of the Eighth New York International Piano Competition in June 2016. She won the top prize in the PianoArts North American Competition. Angie has appeared as soloist with the Milwaukee Symphony, and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. She has been featured on National Public Radio’s popular show, “From the Top,” as well as Aspen Public Radio, Portland’s All Classical KQAC, Seattle’s KING FM, and WGBH in Boston.
Concerto No. 9 in E-Flat Major K.271 “Juenehomme” W.A. Mozart
Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Opus 37 Ludwig Van Beethoven
Tickets, Adults $25, Seniors (65+) $20, Students $15 are available at DTMusic.org or may be reserved by calling 914-949-0384.
A meet-the-artists reception follows the program.
Downtown Music concerts take place at Grace Episcopal Church, located at the intersection of Main Street and Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains. Parking is available at either the Church Street or City Center garage.
Downtown Music at Grace
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