20 September 2023 – Mei Chi Wong, violin with Simón Pazos Quintana, piano

Recitals Australia Presents

Lunch Hour Series
North Adelaide Baptist Church Hall – Tynte Street, North Adelaide

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Wednesday 20 September, 2023
at 12.30pm
for approximately 45 minutes


Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)

Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.8, RV 315, “Summer” (L’estate)

i. Allegro non molto

ii. Adagio e piano – Presto e forte

iii. Presto

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

Violin Sonata No.4 in A minor, Op.23

i. Presto

ii. Andante scherzoso, più allegretto

iii. Allegro molto

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)

From Souvenir d’un lieu cher (Memory of a beloved place), Op.42, No.2

ii. Scherzo

George Gershwin (1898–1937)

From Porgy and Bess

• Bess, You is My Woman Now (arr. Heifetz for violin and piano)

• It Ain’t Necessarily So (arr. Heifetz for violin and piano)

11’ | 19’ | 4’20” | 2’40” | 4’50” |


Mei Chi has studied the violin since she was 7 years old. She attained Associate of Trinity College London (ATCL) Violin Performance in 2020. Mei Chi is in her third year at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, majoring in Music education and pedagogy, and is currently studying the violin under Dr Madeline Melrose. She plays violin in the Elder Conservatorium symphony orchestra.

Simón Pazos Quintana is a classical pianist, accompanist and teacher. He obtained his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours at the Elder Conservatorium of Music in Adelaide, under the tutelage of Professor Stefan Ammer. In 2018, Simón was the recipient of the Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship, and was a finalist in both the 2019 and 2021 Geoffrey Parsons Award for piano accompaniment. Simón performed alongside William Hennessy AM and the Adelaide Hills Chamber Players as part of their 2023 Summer Season concerts. He is currently completing his PhD, centred around the works for solo piano by Aleksandr Mosolov.


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