Celebrate the return to the concert hall with the Philharmonic Society’s opening night featuring a recital by pianist Mishka Rushdie Momen and cellist Zlatomir Fung, the first American in four decades and youngest musician to ever win first prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition cello division.
Zlatomir Fung, cello
Mishka Rushdie Momen, piano
MENDELSSOHN: Variations Concertantes, Op. 17
R. SCHUMANN: Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR PERKINSON: Lamentations: Black/Folk Song Suite for solo cello
BARTÓK: Rhapsody No. 1 for Cello and Piano
FRANCK: Sonata in A major for Cello and Piano
A 2020 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, Fung’s impeccable technique demonstrates a mastery and exceptional insight rarely seen at his young age. Of Bulgarian-Chinese heritage, Zlatomir Fung began playing cello at age three. Fung currently studies at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Richard Aaron and Timothy Eddy.
The Times Arts critics’ chosen nominee in the field of classical music for their 2021 Breakthrough Award, Mishka Rushdie Momen appears in recitals and concerto performances worldwide. In November 2014 Mishka Rushdie Momen was unanimously voted the 1st Prize winner of the Dudley International Piano Competition. In September the same year she won 2nd Prize at the Cologne International Piano Competition.
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Presenter / Producer: Philharmonic Society of Orange County
Music > Classical
Music > Recitals - Instrumental
Event Phone: 949-553-2422
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
600 Town Center Dr
Costa Mesa CA 92626
Performance Dates: 10/8/2021
Tickets start at $20
Ticket entry includes a pre-concert lecture by KUSC host Brian Lauritzen, beginning at 7pm.
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