Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra Announces Winner of 2014 Young Artist Concerto Competition
Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the 2014 winner of the BSO’s 2014 Young Artist Concerto Competition – Christopher Son Richardson, piano, age 15 from Lake Forest Park, who performed Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 54, 1st movement. Jennifer Chong, piano, was awarded second place for her performance of Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16, and Andrew Liu, piano, was awarded third place for his performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, op. 18, 1st movement. The judges also announced two Honorable Mentions, which were given to Tristan Greeno, piano and Quinn Price, violin.
Richardson will perform Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 54, 1st movement in the BSO’s concerts on February 22 & 23, 2014. The BSO’s winter concert - “The Pines of Rome” - will take listeners from the quiet sounds of Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony performed by the BSO, Richardson, and Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra to “Bainbridge By:” a world premiere commissioned for the BSO by Erich Stem, to one of Respighi’s most epic tone poems written about his beloved Rome.
Tickets for the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra performances are $19 for adults and $16 for seniors, students, military, and teachers; each youth receives free admission when accompanied by a paying adult. Patrons may purchase tickets online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, by phone at 206.842.8569 or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. BPA Box Office hours are 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and one hour prior to each performance.
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