Performers at Saturday’s free concert show through the piano how music can instill a wide range of emotions in people who go through life.
Seven pianists from across San Diego will perform at Rancho Bernardo Library’s “Music for a Lifetime,” the next installment in the Discovery Concert Series.the concert is at 3pm
Lulu Sue, the organizer of the concert, said she chose the theme because people enjoy music throughout their lives, from childhood to adulthood. represents the six emotions of
“They are mostly classic pieces,” she said.
Sue participates in Amateur Pianists, a non-profit organization in San Diego. She said that through the group and various music competitions, Sue became acquainted with the pianist she recruited to RB her library for her concerts. It will be her first time to host a concert for her series Discovery in the Library.
First up is 7th grader Steve Chen, performing the first movement of Joseph Hayden’s “Sonata in D Major” and portraying his childhood innocence.
Agustín Resendiz will represent the emergence of an emotional roller coaster as one transitions into adolescence, Su said. I will play “Ballad No. 1” by Frédéric Chopin.
Introducing Romance and its counterpart Heartbreak is pianist, composer and teacher Justin Hansen, with a degree in piano playing and film scores. Hansen, who has performed classical and original works for strings and piano in collaboration with local chamber musicians, has released “Romance sans parole, OP. 27 inches by Jean-Henri Lavina.
Barbara Azevedo, a pianist and teacher who runs an independent piano studio, performs two pieces that represent the upbringing that parents give their children. “Elegy in E flat minor”.
Naomi Hobbs describes how children accept leaving the nest and going out into the world in “Scenes of Childhood Op.
Hobbes graduated from Musashino College of Music in Tokyo with a degree in piano performance. She is a teacher who won the 7th International Piano Competition in 2012 and the gold medal at the 6th Seattle International Piano Competition in 2015.
To conclude the concert, Silvia Leiverand and Monique Knewalder perform a duet. Their selection, Astor Piazzolla’s ‘Milonga del Angel’, evokes feelings of contentment as we observe the hustle and bustle of the world and live each day with gratitude and compassion in the warmth of family and friends. I will present, said Shu.
The one-hour concert will be held in the Rancho Bernardo Library’s 2nd Floor Community Room, 17110 Bernard Center Drive.