AN-TING CHANG

Concert Pianist on the International Platform

Theme Programmes

I am interested in programming my recitals with a thematic structure which helps the audiences to see how different musical languages can portray similar subjects in a variety of ways. Below are my current theme programmes and I am always developing more every year.

 

‘Carnival of the Animals’

Schumann: Papillions Op.2

Daquin:  ‘Cuckoo’ Suite

Granados: Quejas, o La Maja y el ruiseñor (Complaint, or the Girl and the Nightingale)

Rimsky-Korsakov:  Flight of the Bumble-Bee (arranged by Rachmaninoff)

Schubert-Liszt: “Die Forelle” (The trout), S.563 No.6

Debussy: Poissons d’or (from ‘Images Book 2’)

Chopin Waltz: Op 64 No. 1; Op 34 No. 3

Copland: The Cat and The Mouse

Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animal (arranged by An-Ting Chang)

‘Water Image’

Beethoven’s: Moonlight Sonata

Liszt: Le Jeux d’Eau a la Villa d’E ste

Ravel: Jeux d’Eau

Debussy: Jardins sous la pluie (from ‘Estampes’)

Chopin: Barcarolle, Op 60

Ravel: Ondine (from ‘Gaspard de la Nuit’)

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

‘Exotic Fusions’

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75

Granados: Los Requiebros from Goyescas

Bach: Italian Concerto BWV 971, Mv 2&3

Debussy: Estampes

Bedřich Smetana: Polka from Czech Dances Book I

Chopin: Grande Polonaise Brilliante

Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas, Mv 2&3