Tuesday, December 24, 2013
SeatonMusic will be welcoming back Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa (Piano 4 Hands) to their concert on Thursday, January 9.
This popular duo was received with great enthusiasm on their previous visit to Seaton and this time they will be including a work by the group’s patron Gordon Langford, in their programme.
Widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading piano duos, Piano 4 Hands is a regular performer at London’s Wigmore Hall and South Bank Centre.
Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa were prize winners at the 2003 Tokyo International Piano Duo Competition and at the Schubert International Competition in the Czech Republic.
The duo has given recitals in Japan, Germany, Spain and the USA as well as live broadcasts for BBC Radio 3 and WFMT Radio in Chicago.
Since their critically acclaimed London debut for the Park Lane Group in 2002, Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa have given a number of successful Wigmore Hall recitals promoted by the Kirckman Concert Society.
Piano 4 Hands has performed at many of the major concert venues around the UK including Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, St David’s Hall Cardiff, St George’s Bristol and the Turner Sims Hall in Southampton and also at festivals such as Buxton, Cheltenham, Bury St Edmunds, Chichester, Dulwich, Guildford and York.
This will be a unique opportunity to experience the outstanding talents of these two young artists who will be playing works by Schubert, Dvorak, Ravel and Stravinsky as well as the work by Gordon Langford.
The concert is at Seaton Town Hall on Thursday, January 9, at 7.30pm.
Individual tickets are £12.50, but for best value you can join for the whole year and enjoy all seven concerts for just £55. Full details and further information can be found on www.seatonmusic.org