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37th Young Concert Artists Series presents: Seiya Ueno, flute, with Wendy Chen, piano

37th Young Concert Artists Series presents: Seiya Ueno, flute, with Wendy Chen, piano

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:00 PM

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37th Young Concert Artists Series
Seiya Ueno, flute
--with Wendy Chen, piano

Young Concert Artists is pleased to present the debut concert of the dynamic Japanese flutist Seiya Ueno, a 2014 YCA Auditions Winner both in New York and Paris. This Paris Conservatoire graduate was the winner at age 19 of the coveted First Prize of the Jean Pierre Rampal Flute Competition, and he is a favorite soloist with Japan's major orchestras as well as at European Festivals, including Beethovenfest in Bonn and Festival du Médoc in France. Ueno is joined by guest artist and YCA alumna pianist Wendy Chen

"Ueno's dynamic performances exceed your expectations of what a flute can sound like." (Record Geijutsu)

Performance Timing: Part One - 40 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 40 min.