Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts
Summer FREE Concert @ NEC 2022
at New England Conservatory,

 August 11 - 27,2022

All concerts Admission Free,suggested donation $10 at door
Age 6 and under not admitted



Monday, August 15, 2022, 7:30 pm
NEC's Williams Hall

Kuok-Wai Lio 廖國瑋,piano


Joseph Haydn :
Andante and Variations in F minor
Hob XVII 6

(10 min)

Ludwig van Beethoven:
Piano Sonata in D minor,Op.31,No.2
" The Tempest"
Largo - Allegro

(24 min)

~ intermission ~

Franz Schubert :
Sonata in A Major D. 959

(42 min)

"Last night’s concert at NEC’s Williams Hall was one of those rare transcendent moments in music that moves the audience to a different reality. Kuok-Wai Lio held us spell-bound with the overwhelming beauty of his performances of three pieces from the classical repertoire." - Sibylle Barrasso, The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Admission Free,suggested donation $10 at door.
Age 6 and under not admitted.

Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts



event photos: Xiaopei Xu and Chi Wei Lo
Kuok-Wai Lio 廖國瑋,piano

Praised by the Vancouver Sun as a "musician's musician" and for his "sensitive playing" by the New York Times,Macau-born pianist Lio Kuok-Wai is active as a soloist and chamber musician worldwide. He has performed at venues such as Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall,Tonhalle Zürich,and Herkulessaal in Munich.

Kuok-Wai is a recipient of a Commendation of Merit given by the Chief Executive of Macau,the prestigious 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant,and the 2016 Career Advancement Award by the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.

Born in 1989,Kuok-Wai studied at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with Gabriel Kwok,and the Curtis Institute of Music with Gary Graffman. Kuok-Wai was invited by Sir András Schiff to take part in his masterclasses in Europe,and by Leon Fleisher to his mentorship program at Caramoor in upstate New York. He is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at the International Centre for Music at Park University with Stanislav Ioudenitch.

被溫哥華太陽報譽為"音樂家中的音樂家",更被紐約時報評論他的演奏為細膩纖細。廖國瑋,一位出生於澳門的鋼琴家,活躍於世界的舞台上的鋼琴獨奏家以及室內樂音樂家。 20141月,他代抱恙的拉杜·魯普出演了在紐約市政大廳舉行的人民交響音樂會,而後受到轟動好評。

(Santa Fe)、拉維尼亞(Ravinia)、普魯士港(Prussia Cove)、馬爾博樂(Marlboro)、卡拉穆爾(Caramoor)、魯爾(Klavierfestival Ruhr)、基辛根之夏(Kissinger Sommer)和香港藝術音樂節。廖國瑋在溫哥華演奏協會(Vancouver Recital Society)、舊金山演奏系列(San Francisco Performances)、吉爾摩新星系列(Gilmore Rising Stars Series)、菲利普洛倫茲追憶鍵盤系列音樂會(Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concerts)以及費城室內樂協會上均有舉辦獨奏音樂會。他曾在卡內基音樂廳的威爾音樂廳(Weill Recital Hall)、蘇黎世音樂廳管弦樂團(Tonhalle Zürich)和位於慕尼黑的赫拉克勒斯演奏廳(Herkulessaal)等會場進行演出。作為協奏曲獨奏家,他曾與澳門管弦樂團,香港管弦樂團,香港小交響樂團,中國愛樂樂團,廣州交響樂團,汎亞交響樂團,堪薩斯城交響樂團,大急流城交響樂團,加州交響樂團,休斯頓交響樂團,俄羅斯交響樂團和薩爾茨堡室內樂團合作。

(東京)、第五屆國際柴可夫斯基青年音樂家比賽(日本)、艾特靈根(Ettlingen)青年鋼琴家國際比賽(德國)、第三屆青年鋼琴家國際比賽(德國)、第65屆施坦威國際青年鋼琴比賽(北京)2005年吉娜巴考爾(Gina Bachauer)國際青年藝術家比賽(美國)2007年國際富布賴特協奏曲比賽(美國)的獲獎者。 20041月,他獲得澳門特區行政長官頒發的表彰獎。國瑋是林肯表演藝術中心頒發的富有盛譽的2013年度艾弗里費舍爾職業獎學金獲得者。

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