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The Timeless Genius of Chopin, with Jiayan Sun: Concert Dates/Program Notes

2020 - 2022

2022 Concert Dates / 8 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall

V. Piano Concertos / Yi-Yang Chen, piano; Jiayan Sun, piano

*Piano Concerto no. 2 in F Minor (1829–30)

--Maestoso 

--Larghetto 

--Allegro vivace

Yi-Yang Chen, piano; Jiayan Sun, orchestral reduction

*Piano Concerto no. 1 in E Minor (1830)

--Allegro maestoso 

--Romance. LarghettoRondo. Vivace

Jiayan Sun, piano; Yi-Yang Chen, orchestral reduction

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VI: Complete Chamber Music / Edward Arron, cello; Joel Pitchon, violin; Jiayan Sun, piano

*Grand Duo Concertant sur des thèmes de Robert le Diable, pour Piano et Violoncelle (1832)

composed by Chopin and Auguste Franchomme (1808–1884)

--Introduzione. Largo – Andantino – Allegretto – Andante cantabile

*Trio pour Piano, Violon et Violoncelle, in G Minor, op. 8 (1829)

   --Allegro con fuoco 

   --Scherzo. Vivace – Trio 

   --Adagio. Sostenuto    

   --Finale. Allegretto

*Polonaise brillante, précédée d'une introduction, pour Piano et Violoncelle, op. 3 (1829)

   Introduzione. Lento – Alla Polacca

*Sonate pour Piano et Violoncelle, in G Minor, op. 65

   --Allegro moderato

   --Scherzo

   --Largo 

   --Finale. Allegro

2020 - 2021 Concert Dates

I. The Complete Etudes; December 10, 2020

12 Etudes, op. 10 (1829-1832)

3 Etudes, for the “Méthode des Méthodes” by Moscheles and Fétis (1839)
12 Etudes, op. 25 (1832-1836)

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II. The Complete Ballades, Selected Mazurkas, and the Second Sonata; March 4, 2021

Ballade no. 1 in G Minor, op. 23 (1836)

*Mazurka in C Minor, op. 56, no. 3 (1844)
Ballade no. 2 in F Major, op. 38 (1840)

*Mazurka in E Minor, op. 41, no. 1 (1840)

*Mazurka in B Major, op. 41, no. 2 (1840)  
Ballade no. 3 in A-flat Major, op. 47 (1841)

*Mazurka in A-flat Major, op. 59, no. 2 (1845)  
Ballade no. 4 in F Minor, op. 52 (1843)

Sonata no. 2 in B-flat Minor, op. 35 (1840)

Grave - Doppio movimento 
Scherzo - Più lento 
Marche. Lento
Finale. Presto

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III. The Complete Scherzos, Selected Nocturnes, and the Third Sonata; April 8, 2021

Scherzo no. 1 in B Minor, op. 20 (1835)

*Nocturne in F-sharp Major, op. 15, no. 2 (1833)
Scherzo no. 2 in B-flat Minor, op. 31 (1837)

*Nocturne in F-sharp Minor, op. 48, no. 2 (1841)  
Scherzo no. 3 in C-sharp Minor, op. 39 (1840)

*Nocturne in B Major, op. 62, no. 1 (1846)  
Scherzo no. 4 in E Major, op. 54 (1843)

Sonata no. 3 in B Minor, op. 58 (1845)

Allegro maestoso
Scherzo. Molto vivace
Largo
Finale. Presto non tanto

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IV. The Complete Preludes, Selected Late and Other Works; My 6, 2021

Berceuse in D-flat Major, op. 57 (1845)

Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, op. 60 (1846) 

Mazurka in F-sharp Minor, op. 59, no. 3 (1845)

Impromptu no. 2 in F-sharp Major, op. 36 (1840)

Mazurka in C-sharp Minor, op. 41, no. 4 (1840)    

Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat Major, op. 61 (1846)

Prelude in C-sharp Minor, op. 45 (1841)

24 Preludes, op. 28 (1839)