More live recordings have been added to the Performance Library: the Prelúdio (Modinha) from Villa Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1 (1930) and the Aria (Cantilena) from the Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (1938). Both performances were part of Bion’s concert in Bates Recital Hall celebrating his first 10 years at UT. The marathon concert featured the debut of the Longhorn Cellos, which Prof. Tsang directs and which appears in these selections. To listen to the performances (and others) in their entirety, Launch the Music Player.
Two more live recordings have been added to the Performance Library: César Franck’s Cello Sonata in A Major with pianist Jeewon Park (performed on Friday, July 6, 2012) and Manuel de Falla’s “Suite Populaire Espagnole” with pianist Inon Barnatan (performed on Monday, July 9, 2012). Both performances were part of the Seattle Chamber Music Society’s 2012 Summer Festival in Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall and were recorded for live radio broadcast on Classical KING FM 98.1 in Seattle. To listen to the performances (and others) in their entirety, Launch the Music Player.
Bion Tsang’s latest performance of the Frank Bridge Sonata in D minor, H. 135, for Cello and Piano, with pianist Anton Nel has been added to the Performance Library. From a concert in Bates Auditorium in Austin, the live recording was engineered by Andy Murphy. To listen to the performance (and others) in its entirety, Launch the Music Player.
A video clip from the March 15th, 1980 broadcast of the CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People, featuring Bion Tsang at age twelve performing the Boccherini’s Cello Concerto in B flat major with conductor Zubin Mehta and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center.