Piedmont Piano Company is pleased to present
An Afternoon Recital by
International FAZIOLI Pianist
Called for his “pianistic allure” (Gramophone), International FAZIOLI pianist Lucas Wong takes the audience on a musical journey across three centuries of French music, with works by Couperin, Rameau, Chabrier, and Debussy.
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All donations are welcome.
Called for his “pianistic allure” (Gramophone), Canadian pianist Lucas Wong is earning a diversified career as a soloist, chamber musician, pedagogue, and vocal coach. He has performed in many prestigious venues across a dozen countries on four continents. Wong specializes in French music, collaborative piano, and songs of William Bolcom. His career highlights include multiple engagements at the Carnegie Hall, innovative recital programs like "Beyond 88" and the "Mostly Debussy" series, a complete performance of Des Knaben Wunderhorn at the Shanghai Conservatory, directorship of the complete Duparc melodies at Songfest in LA, and collaborations with American composers such as William Bolcom, Jake Heggie, Libby Larsen, and John Musto. Wong's academic achievements include his Yale doctoral thesis "Perspectives on Claude Debussy’s Douze Études” and the article "Humour in Late Debussy: Multiple Perspectives on Douze Études" published on the Musical Times. As an educator and administrator, Lucas Wong was a founding faculty member at the Soochow University School of Music (China), where he served as piano professor and coordinator for chamber music, collaborative piano, and staff accompanists. He has been regularly invited to give masterclasses and adjudications in top institutions, festivals, and competitions. Lucas Wong began his early training at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (B.Mus.) and Yale School of Music (M.M., M.M.A., D.M.A.).