Pianist Sandra Wright Shen presents Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 8th in San Jose

Build New Holiday Memories as Bay Area Concert Pianist Sandra Wright Shen 

Brings a Recital of Holiday Beauty

Steinway Society – The Bay Area presents Sandra Wright Shen
Classical Piano Recital 

 Saturday, December 8, 7:30 p.m.
Trianon Theatre, 75 N. 5th Street, San Jose, 95112

Sandra Wright Shen

A holiday concert featuring Sandra Wright Shen is the perfect outing for the entire family as highly regarded international concert pianist plays classical compositions with a Christmas theme along with beloved works that bring joy all year. A Bay Area treasure and Steinway Artist, Shen has thrilled audiences at Kennedy Center, Frankfurt Cultural Center, and the Forbidden City Concert Hall. She won First Prize at the International Piano Competition of France, and the Taiwan National Piano Competition. An informative introduction to the music precedes the concert, and a meet-the-artist opportunity follows. 

TICKETS/INFO: $40-$60. Senior Discount Available. ($10 Student Rush tickets available at the door with valid student ID).www.steinwaysociety.com or (408) 990-0872

Program:

·      Corelli-Godowsky, Pastorale (Angelus) from the Christmas Concerto, Op. 6, No. 8 

·      Bach, Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829

·      Liszt, Selections from Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree), S. 186

·      Grainger, The Sussex Mummers’ Christmas Carol (British Folk-Music Settings, No. 2)  

·      Novák, Christmas Night (Songs of a Winter’s Night, Op. 30, No. 3) 

·      Messiaen, Le baiser de l’enfant-Jésus (“The Kiss of the Infant Jesus”) (Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus, No. XV) [

·      Crumb, Canticle of the Holy Night (A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979, No. 6) 

·      Chopin, Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20

About Us: Steinway Society – The Bay Area is a non-profit organization based in Silicon Valley. Now in its 24th season, this dedicated group of musicians, pianists, teachers and arts lovers promotes excellence in piano performance and music education. Each season, Steinway Society presents a series of classical piano concerts featuring international award-winning pianists, as well as an active public school program. For more information on season subscriptions, the artists, and Steinway Society, go to www.SteinwaySociety.com

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