Libby Yu: House Concert at UBC



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Concerts, Performing Arts

Music Friends ( is thrilled to welcome esteemed pianist Libby Yu - Piano to our series with two solo performances at UBC and Richmond! This will be an unforgettable opportunity to hear one of Canada’s most acclaimed artists in a casual and intimate setting!

[NOTE: The same program will be offered on two dates in two different homes. The information for both concerts are listed below.]

House Concert #1
--- Location: South Richmond
--- Date: September 21 (Friday)
--- Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
--- Tickets:

House Concert #2
--- Location: UBC
--- Date: September 22 (Saturday)
--- Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
--- Tickets:

Libby has won numerous awards at the national level, and has been recognized internationally with a Diploma of Honour at the 13th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland.

She will perform a beautiful selection of music intended for a salon setting from Chopin and Schubert, along with the Chinese folksong inspired Liu Yang River by Wang Jianzhong.

7:30pm - 8:30pm: Performance, with brief spoken introductions for each piece

8:30pm - 9:30pm: Mingling over complimentary wine and snacks

The exact address of the host will be sent to ticket holders. The space is very limited (~35 seats), so you are strongly encouraged to purchase your tickets online to reserve your seats. We anticipate that there will not be tickets available at the door.

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)

Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 1
Andante spianato and grande polonaise brillante, Op. 22
24 Preludes, Op. 28 (excerpts)
-- Prelude No. 19 in E-flat major
-- Prelude No. 20 in C minor
-- Prelude No. 21 in B-flat major
-- Prelude No. 22 in G minor
-- Prelude No. 23 in F major
-- Prelude No. 24 in D minor
Valse brillante in A-flat Major, Op. 34, No. 1
Berceuse in D-flat Major, Op. 57

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)

Impromptu in E-flat Major, D. 899, No. 2

Wang Jianzhong (1933 - 2016)

Liu Yang River

Final program may be subject to some changes