Pianists returning to Tiromoana for four hands concert

Jun Bouterey-Ishido and Tony Chen Lin. Picture supplied

A concert of piano duets performed by New Zealanders Jun Bouterey-Ishido and Tony Chen Lin will be held at arts patron Jack Richards’ Wainui home (41 Winifred Street) on Monday at 7.30pm.

The young pianists have performed at Tiromoana but this time they will present a concert for four hands with a programme made up of works by Gyorgy Kurtag, Schubert and Stravinsky.

Born in China, pianist and composer Chen Lin’s recent highlights include performances of Bartok’s First Piano Concerto and a 10-centre solo New Zealand tour with Chamber Music New Zealand.

His works have been performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and Christchurch Youth Orchestra.

Bouterey-Ishido has studied piano at Canterbury University, the Liszt Academy in Budapest and Stuttgart, where he completed a Master in Piano. He has been involved in recording projects with composer Gao Ping and recorded, as violinist, Questioning the Mountains with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.

As a member of the Calvino Trio, he is enrolled at the Academy of Music, Basel.

He is also a multiple recipient of the Dame Malvina Major Foundation Arts Excellence awards.

A concert of piano duets performed by New Zealanders Jun Bouterey-Ishido and Tony Chen Lin will be held at arts patron Jack Richards’ Wainui home (41 Winifred Street) on Monday at 7.30pm.

The young pianists have performed at Tiromoana but this time they will present a concert for four hands with a programme made up of works by Gyorgy Kurtag, Schubert and Stravinsky.

Born in China, pianist and composer Chen Lin’s recent highlights include performances of Bartok’s First Piano Concerto and a 10-centre solo New Zealand tour with Chamber Music New Zealand.

His works have been performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and Christchurch Youth Orchestra.

Bouterey-Ishido has studied piano at Canterbury University, the Liszt Academy in Budapest and Stuttgart, where he completed a Master in Piano. He has been involved in recording projects with composer Gao Ping and recorded, as violinist, Questioning the Mountains with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.

As a member of the Calvino Trio, he is enrolled at the Academy of Music, Basel.

He is also a multiple recipient of the Dame Malvina Major Foundation Arts Excellence awards.

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