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World Harp Academy Series – Mélanie Laurent Meets Young Talents Harp Recital

$200$280

Date: 16 February 2020 (Sun)
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: 6/F Recital Theatre, Chinese Congregational Church 中華基督教會公理堂大樓6樓 演奏廳
Address:119 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong 香港銅鑼灣禮頓道119號

Price: $380, $280 ($200*)
Free Seating
*Full-time students, senior citizens and people with disabilities

 

PROGRAM

Solo performance by youth harpists

Intermission

Mélanie Laurent Harp Recital

  • “Sonate” Paul Hindemith
  • “Le Jardin Mouillé” Jacques de la Presle
  • “Intermezzo” op 118 Nr 2, Johannes Brahms
  • “Asturias” Isaac Albéniz
  • “Variations on a theme of Paganini” Mikhail Mchedelov

 

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Description

Born in 1996, Mélanie Laurent grew up in a family of professional musicians in which love, music and sharing are one. So she learned the harp at the Toulouse Conservatory with her godmother Dominique Piussan, and chamber music at home, informally, for the pleasure of playing together. After a diploma in musical studies brilliantly obtained, it was at the age of 17 that Mélanie Laurent flew to Paris, where she perfected first with Ghislaine Petit at the Regional Conservatory, then at the Conservatory National Superior, in the class of his mentor, Isabelle Moretti. She obtained her license there with the mention very well in 2018 and is currently continuing her master’s there.
Today, it flourishes between a passion for pedagogy, a profession of orchestra (called to the Orchestra of the Paris National Opera, the National Orchestra of France, the Lamoureux Orchestra, the Morocco Philharmonic Orchestra …) and solo recitals in France and abroad. Recitals which she particularly likes for the conviviality and the sharing which they allow to create with the public.
Mélanie Laurent won the First Prize of the USA International Harp Competition in 2019 and the First Prize of the 2017 Léopold Bellan International Competition. She is supported by the Meyer foundation and the Tarrazi Funds.

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Price

$200 For full-time students, senior citizens aged 60, $280