Professor of Piano to lead chamber ensemble

William Chang

William Chang

The Gosford Anglican Church will host chamber ensemble `Refraction’, featuring special guest pianist William Chen, on Sunday, July 13, as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust.

Refraction is a chamber ensemble comprising a mixture of young musicians and mature performers with a wide experience in the musical genres of Opera, symphonic and chamber music Led by internationally acclaimed violinist and conductor, Ronald Thomas, Refraction embraces the cumulative professional experience of its members to present fine performances of chamber music Chen, an inaugural scholar of the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust, has given acclaimed solo concerts in New York, Chicago, London, Paris, major cities in Australia and China.

He has performed with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Cadegon Hall in London and the Sydney, Melbourne and Queensland Symphony Orchestras in major concert halls in Australia. Chen will travel from Shanghai where he is Professor of Piano at the Shanghai Conservatorium to perform Mendelssohn’s piano sextet, a work requiring virtuosic capability.

Email, 24 Jun 2014
Lisa Kelly,
Central Coast