Special sponsorship for this concert generously contributed by the Alvin and Louise Myerberg Family Foundation and Jennifer Myerberg.
The Korean Concert Society Prize
Aristo Sham, piano
Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 PM
The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Schumann: Gesänge der Frühe, Op. 133
Carl Vine: Sonata No. 1
Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5
World Premiere by Saad Haddad, YCA Composer-in-Residence
23-year-old Aristo Sham, born in Hong Kong and educated at London’s Harrow School, currently attends Harvard and the New England Conservatory. In 2018 he won First Prize in the first Charles Wadsworth International Piano Competition in Newnan, GA, and First Prize in YCA’s International Auditions. He has appeared with the Minnesota Orchestra, l’Orchestre de Chambre of Lausanne, and the English Chamber Orchestra. Coming up, Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 3 with the London Symphony under Sir Simon Rattle in Hong Kong.
“This young artist’s potential is boundless. He can already hold his own with the best.” – THE WASHINGTON POST