Ransom & Kong, Piano/Viola Duo (USA)
Saturday, January 30th 7PM at:
World of Music and Arts,
6231 London Road, Richmond, BC
TICKETS: $20, $15 (students & seniors)
*subscription discount available: save 10%
Program: Franck, De Beriot
After winning top prizes at the Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition in France, Miss Kong has enjoyed a versatile career in both solo and chamber music performance. She had appeared in Carnegie Hall, and her live performances have been heard on NPR’s Performance Today (USA), the National Radio of China, Shanghai TV, Radio France, France Musiques, and the National Radio of the Czech Republic. Miss Kong currently resides in Atlanta, where the Vega Quartet are full-time Artists-in-Residence at Emory University.
“[Ransom] One of the greatest of the new generation of pianists.” La Voz, Argentina. Ransom was a scholarship student of William Masselos at The Juilliard School in New York (BM and MM), and he also worked with Theodore Lettvin at the University of Michigan (DMA) and Madame Gaby Casadesus at the Ravel Academy in France. Ransom is currently the Mary L. Emerson Professor of Piano and Director of Piano Studies at Emory University in Atlanta. Ransom is Artistic Director of the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival in North Carolina and also an artist-faculty member of the Kamisaibara Pianists Camp in Japan.