Monday, June 27, 2011

Solo Recitals - Walt Disney Concert Halls and Davies Symphony Hall

Rueibin Chen's  Piano Recitals ---8/5 at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Aangles and 8/6 at Daves Symphony Hall in San Francisco
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(一)Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA, USA

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2011/8/5 19:30pm

Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall 135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

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(二)Davies Symphony Hall in SF, USA
2011/8/6 20:00pm

Davies Symphony Hall 201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

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After the great sucess Piano Recital at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles in 2006, the Chinese-Austrian Pianist Rueibin Chen is honoured to be invited by Cathay Bank Foundation and returning Walt Disney Concert Hall to have a Charity Piano Recital on August 5. Also another Charity Piano Recital will be hold the following day at Davies Symphony Hall on August 6 in San Francisco.
All of the piano fans are welcomed to appreciate pianist Rueibin Chen's remarktable piano talent and at the same time share your love to those who need help.

Chen made his European debut in the Grossensaal of the Konzerthaus in Vienna in 1984 to much acclaim. He has been invited to perform at many festivals, such as the International Salzburg Music Festival, Vienna Spring Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Hong Kong Festival, Taipei Music Festival, Taipei Arts Festival, the International Rachmaninoff Music Festival in Moscow, the Janáček Music Festival in Czechoslovakia, the Chopin Festivals in Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland, various festivals in Romania and the Auckland International Piano Festival.

Chen tours regularly throughout the world, performing in major concert halls such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, Kennedy Performing Arts Center in Washington DC, the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Kodak Theater in Hollywood, Jack Singer Concert Hall in Calgary, Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Opera de Monte Carlo, Warsaw Philharmonie, Bolshoi Hall in Moscow, F. Mann Auditorium Tel Aviv, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, the Symphony Hall in Osaka, Hong Kong Cultural Center, Beijing Music Hall, National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center in Taipei and Sydney Opera House. Since 2002, he has been the Artist-in-Residence of Hong Kong Radio Television.

Chen is also an active chamber musician and has performed with international chamber groups including the London Chamber Players, Lark Quartet and Shanghai Quartet.

He has given master classes in musical strongholds such as the New England Conservatory in Boston, and the Masterplayer International Music Academy in Lugano. He has also served as a jury member in international piano competitions in Switzerland.

In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Chopin’s birth in 2010, Chen has launched a project to present a series of concerts featuring Chopin's masterpieces, including solo and piano concerto works, in major cities in America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region from 2008 through 2010. Chen is the first Taiwan-born pianist, played the famous "Yellow River Concerto" in Hong Kong and China successfully and also invited by the Chinese government to perform with orchestras at the opening of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo.


1. Tchaikovsky: from “the Seasons”,Op.37a
a) May—Starlight Nights
c)August—Harvest Song

2.Chopin : Barcarolle in F sharp Major , Op. 60

3.Chopin : Impromptu No.2 in F sharp major, Op.36

4.Chopin : Ballade No. 1 in g minor, OP. 23

5.S. Prokofiev : Ballet Suite from the 《Romeo and Juliet》,Op.75
a) Montagues & Capulets
b) Romeo and Juliet before parting

6.Stravinsky : Three Movements from the Ballet Suite《Petrushka》
I. Russian Dance
II. Petrushka’s Room
III.The Shrovetide Fair

Critics' Compliments to Rueibin Chen from all over the world:

Neue Zuercher Zeitung (Switzerland)“He is one of those geniuses that come along once in twenty years. He has immense energy and intensity that is almost supernatural.” Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Germany)“…that he has worked out a stupendous technique, is beyond doubt.”

Alicia de Larrocha (Spain)“…finds his performance a magnificent one!”

Stanislaw Skrowaczewski (U.S.A.)“ many fine achievements and excellent performances.”

Kurier (Austria)Concert in the Musikverein:“The pianist Ruei-Bin Chen gave proof that he merits the many prizes he has already won. He performed Ravel's “Gaspard de la Nuit,” first delicately, then swelling in mood and very securely throughout, completely engrossed in his act.”

Wiener Zeitung (Austria)Headline: “Climax of the Chopin Festival”“Chen performed the pieces with technical brilliance and a surprisingly high degree of emotional penetration for such a young musician . . . "Trois Mouvements de Petrouschka" by Stravinsky, with the rhythmical and technical difficulties, was mastered in sovereign fashion.”

The Boston Globe (U.S.A.)Headline: “The Power Piano of Ruei-Bin Chen”“He plays with the white-hot energy, steel-fingered, power and athletic virtuosity . . . has impetuosity and undeniably impressive technique . . . Chen showed that he can play with delicacy and imagination.”

The Times (U.K.)“He mesmerized the audience as his fingers traveled the ivories with at times mind-boggling precision and swiftness and a level of emotion which delivered each note, each chord, to the heart of each member of the audience.”

Arts in Season (U.S.A.)“PCAC brings Carnegie Hall to Pleasanton.....Pianist Rueibin Chen is one of the best.....The event sold out. The audience was entranced.”

Pleasanton Weekly (U.S.A.)“A rare opportunity to see a world class pianist in a theater setting.”

South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)“. . . one could never doubt Mr. Chen's brilliance, and his instinctive feel for the music.”

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