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It was as unexpected as it was spontaneous: more than 300 sixth- through 12th-graders jumping to their feet, laughing and dancing to the rhythms of a classical string quartet.
Sunday, October 27, 2013 11:33 am
Pianist Sean Chen, recipient of the Silver Medal at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Competition, discusses and performs an excerpt from his arrangement of "La Valse" by Maurice Ravel at the Cultural Activities Center, Temple, Texas.
Sean Chen, 2013 Van Cliburn Silver Award winner, performs his arrangement of Ravel's "La Valse" at Temple Cultural Activities Center Saturday night.
Pianist Sean Chen takes a bow at his recital at Mayborn Auditorium at Temple Cultural Activities Center Saturday night.
Sunday, October 27, 2013 4:30 am
Pre-concert backstage activity at Temple’s Cultural Activities Center Saturday night was constant and varied, as master piano builder Joel Rappaport obsessively fussed with the Steinway’s strings and hammers while the soloist for the evening, Sean Chen, searched for tissues.
Friday, October 25, 2013 4:30 am
In 1978, the great Texas pianist Van Cliburn traveled to Temple for a noteworthy occasion. The Cultural Activities Center, at considerable cost, purchased the sine qua non of every serious classical music venue: a 9-foot Steinway “D” grand piano, and Cliburn, always gracious to a fault, agreed to personally dedicate the instrument.
Pianist Sean Chen, 24, performs Saturday at Temple Cultural Activities Center as part of the Central Texas Orchestral Society's concert series.
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