Events from May - December, 2016

- May 8 - 15: Jury at the Prague Spring International Piano Competition, Czech Republic
- May 22: Recital in Joliette, Quebec, Canada
- June 7 & 8: Master classes at the Kunitachi Music College, Kunitachi, Japan
- June 10 - 26: Jury at the Sendai International Music Competition, Sendai, Japan
- July 3 - 9: Master classes at the Centre d'Arts Orford, Orford (Quebec), Canada
- July 11 - 18: Master classes at the Karlovac International Piano Festival, Croatia.
- July 22: Recital at the Chopin Festival in Nohant, France
- August 7 - 17: Master classes at the Lake Como Summer Piano School, Italy
- September 8 - 18: Jury at the International Piano Competition "Chopin in Moscow for the Youth," Russia
- September 20: Recital to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow, Russia
- November 19 - 27: China Recital Tour: Kunming (November 19), Shanghai (November 20), Chengdu (November 25,) and Beijing (November 27)
- November 30 - December 10: Jury at the International Piano Competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Upcoming Summer Master Classes (limited availability, early application recommended)

- July 2 - 8: Master classes at the Orford Music Academy, Orford (Quebec), Canada. Click HERE for more details.
- July 10 - 16: Master classes at the Karlovac International Piano Festival, Croatia. Click HERE for more details.
- July 23 - August 6: Master classes at the Kirishima International Music Festival, Japan. Click HERE for more details.


Photo: Hirotoshi Sato


Noteworthy:

Re-release in 2015 by Deutsche Grammophone of Dang Thai Son's performances of Chopin as part of the 11-CD box set "Great Chopin Pianists."

Became the Faculty member of the prestigious Lac Como International Piano Academy, both in Italy and its new open branch in Oberlin Conservatory ,USA.

Watch this gripping trailer of "The Cannon and the Flower", a feature length documentary produced by Story4. This documentary tells the story of Dang Thai Son and his mother, Madame Thai Thi Lien, and about their passion for music that transcended all odds.

Following are some selections from Dang Thai Sonís performance in the 1980 International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw:

Chopin Etude in F Major Op.10, No.8

Chopin Etude in g-sharp minor Op.25, No.6

Chopin Etude in a minor Op.25, No.4

Chopin Nocturne in E Major, Op.62, No.2

Chopin Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op.60

Chopin Scherzo in b-flat minor, Op. 31, No. 2


 


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