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Chen Xue-Hong Plays Chopin


Release Date: 06/21/2019 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: ACC304651  
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Chen Xue-Hong
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Born in 1999 in the Chinese province of Gansu, Chen Xue-Hong was quickly selected as part of the training program for the most talented students at the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Zhang Xinning, Wei Danwen, and Du Taihang. He has won several national and international competitions as a young pianist, including the Chopin Competition in Beijing, the Astana Competition, the Horowitz Competition, and the St. Petersburg Competition. He has also already given numerous concerts in China as well as at prestigious venues in Europe and the United States. As a pianist of rare musical integrity and concentration, with a unique blend of depth and exceptional technical facilities, Chen Xue-Hong is currently studying in Read more Beijing while pursuing his promising career as a concert soloist. Frédéric Chopin is one of Chen Xue-Hong’s favorite composers. He loves both the brilliant musician and the personality of his compositions. This recording was realized by Accentus Music in partnership with the Académie France-Chine. The academy was launched in 2018 by the outstanding pianist Zhu Xiao-Mei with the support of Cartier. The purpose of the academy is to promote music education and training, to encourage the emergence of highly talented young artists and to foster cultural exchange between Europe and China. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Chen Xue-Hong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
2.
Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Chen Xue-Hong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
3.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 89/Op. 24 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Chen Xue-Hong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1835; Paris, France 
4.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Chen Xue-Hong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
5.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Chen Xue-Hong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
6.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Chen Xue-Hong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
7.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Chen Xue-Hong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
8.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Chen Xue-Hong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 

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