UALR’s Artspree, the University’s performing arts series featuring diverse and celebrated artists and musicians from around the world, presents Yeol Eum Son on piano at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 31 in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at UALR’s Fine Arts Building.
Tickets are $20 for the main floor, $17 for the balcony, $10 for non-UALR students, and free for UALR students. Group discounts are available. All UALR faculty and staff will receive a free companion ticket with a purchase of an individual ticket. For more information, call 569-3288.
The concert program will include Four Sonatas by Scarlatti, Miroirs by Ravel, Danse Macabre by Saint-Saens/Liszt, and the Complete Preludes, Op.32 by Rachmaninoff.
At the age of 23, Son’s performances earned her the 2009 Silver Medal at the 13th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. She has also been a featured soloist with the New York Philharmonic on several occasions, most recently as part of the orchestra’s historic visit to Seoul.
Son is the recipient of many international awards including third prize at the 2005 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Israel, and first prizes at Italy’s 2002 Viotti International Music Competition and the 2000 Ettlington International Piano Competition in Germany.