Ray Chen – Violin
Timothy Young - Piano
Born in Taiwan and raised in Brisbane, jet-setting virtuoso Ray Chen is one of the brightest stars in the new generation of violinists, with a remarkable catalogue of competition successes and prestigious concert engagements around the world. Following his popular acclaim at the Huntington Estate Music Festival in 2010, Musica Viva is delighted to present Ray in his first national recital tour, with the sensitive accompaniment of Melbourne pianist Timothy Young. The program reveals Ray’s exceptional versatility, from the elegant finesse and restrained emotions of Bach, Mozart and Prokofiev to the exuberant acrobatics of Sarasate – a selection of spectacular fireworks to finish the season!
Repertoire: Mozart, Prokofiev, Bach, Sarasate