21 February & 24 February – Recitals on the Fringe: Esmond Choi (solo piano)

Recitals Australia Presents “Recitals on the Fringe”
Esmond Choi (solo piano)
Tynte Street, North Adelaide.

21 February 12.30pm & 24 February 8pm“Esmond had participated in PianoLab performing George Crumb’s ‘Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik’ and received a review saying ‘…Choi’s captivating performance was a revelation…’ Limelight.”

Both concerts will be supported by imagery and visuals.

Concert Program 1 – 21 February

Regards du Père from Vingt Regards sur l’enfant-Jésus

Piano Sonata No. 3

Noël from Vingt Regards sur l’enfant-Jésus

George CRUMB
Metamorphoses Book I  
Ten Fantasy-Pieces (after celebrated paintings)


Concert program 2 – 24 February

Franz Liszt
Nuages Gris

Toru Takemitsu

J.S. Bach
Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland 

Je Dor, Mais Mon Coeur Veillie 

George CRUMB
Metamorphoses Book II
Ten Fantasy-Pieces (after celebrated paintings)

About Esmond
Esmond Choi is an Australian pianist/composer who has completed his undergraduate studies and continue studies with Lucinda Collins. He is currently studying Master of Philosophy in Performance with the supervision of Stephen Whittington and Konstantin Shamray, Esmond is researching on Charles Ives’s artistic approach on being a musician and the preparation on performing the First Piano Sonata.

As an undergraduate, he has received number of scholarships including The Daisy Burmeister Salotti Scholarship for Pianoforte. He has played for Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Nicholas Mathew, Paavali Jumppanen, Neal Peres Da Costa, Stefan Ammer and Albert Tiu. Esmond is the current pianist for the Novus ensemble with Jenny Hu (flute) and Jack Overall (Cello), and he is the current organist for St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church. He has collaborated with numerous ensembles like the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra. Under the name of Elder Music Lab, Esmond premiered George Crumb Metamorphoses Book I. 

In 2023, Esmond had made his solo debut at Tempo Rubato, Melbourne and received great success. Furthermore, under the leadership of Dr Luke Dollman, Esmond and few other musicians were selected to be part of a collaboration project with Yong Siew Toh Conservatory’s new music ensemble OpusNovus and presented new music concert in Adelaide and Singapore. Esmond is currently participating in the Recitals Australia’s fellowship program.



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