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Sample Solo Programs:

All of the following programs are flexible in repertoire choices. Additional solo programs include 'Romanticism Magnified' and 'Celebrating 1810'. Please contact Tien if you would like to discuss programming specifics.


A)
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major     Bach-Busoni
Symphonic Etudes (with posthumous), Op.13     Schumann
Sonata No.3 in F# minor     Scriabin
Four Selections from Preludes and Etudes     Rachmaninoff

B)
32 Variations in C Minor, WoO 80     Beethoven
Two Impromptus     Schubert
Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26     Schumann
Second Half of Program     Liszt

C)
Selections from Preludes     Scriabin
Selections from Vingt Regard sur L'enfant     Messiaen
Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op.111     Beethoven
Humoreske in B-flat major, Op. 20     Schumann
Two Song Transcriptions     Liszt
Mephisto Waltz No.1     Liszt

D)
Five Preludes from Op.34     Dmitri Shostakovich
Set of Two Etudes     Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sonata No.3 in B Minor, Op.58     Frederic Chopin
Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat Major, Op. 83     Sergei Prokofiev
Set of Two Preludes or Etudes     Alexander Scriabin
Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 in c-sharp minor     Franz Liszt

E)
Seven Preludes from Op.11     Scriabin
Two Pieces from Vingt Regard sur L'enfant     Messiaen
Sonata No.1 in C major     Brahms
Chaconne in D Minor     Bach-Busoni
Sposalizio     Liszt
Rhapsodie Espagnole     Liszt

F) Liszt program
Organ Fantasy and Fugue in G Minor (Bach-Liszt)
Five Song Transcriptions
Venezia e Napoli
Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth
Hungarian Rhapsody No.3 in B-flat Major
Sposalizio
Il Penseroso
Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa
Apres une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi sonata


Short 50 Minute Programs:

A)
Two Scarlatti Sonatas     Domenico Scarlatti
Variations on a theme by Corelli, Op.42     Sergei Rachmaninoff
Four Mazurkas     Frederic Chopin
Venezia e Napoli     Franz Liszt

B)
Two Waltzes     Chopin
Two Preludes     Rachmaninoff
Two Nocturnes     Chopin
Three Song Transcriptions     Schubert/Schumann/
Chopin-Liszt
Mephisto Waltz No.1     Liszt

C) Program includes selections from the following sets:
Preludes, Op.28     Chopin
Preludes, Op.11,16,27,33     Scriabin
Preludes, Op.23 and Op.32     Rachmaninoff

D)
Two pieces from The Seasons     Tchaikovsky
Two Pieces     Anton Rubinstein
Four Preludes     Shostakovich
Four Etudes     Scriabin
Two Etudes     Stravinsky
Four Pieces from Preludes and Etudes     Rachmaninoff


Chamber music repertoire include:

Tien Hsieh Beethoven
violin and piano sonata in d major, op.12 no.1
violin and piano sonata in f major, op.24
violin and piano sonata in c minor, op.30 no.2
violin and piano sonata in g major, op.30 no.4
violin and piano sonata in g major, op.96
cello and piano sonata in g minor, op.5 no.2
cello and piano sonata in d major,
     op.102 no.2
Trio for vln,vlc, pn. in E-flat major, op.1 no.1

Brahms
Quartet in C minor, Op. 60
Quartet in G Minor, Op.25
Quintet for piano and strings in f minor, op.34
Sonata for cello and piano in f major, op.99
Trio for horn, violin and piano

Chopin
Sonata for cello and piano in g minor, op.65

Franck
Sonata for cello and piano in a major

Faure
Sonata for violin and piano

Hindemith
Sonata for cello and piano - 1948

Mendelssohn
Trio in C Minor, Op. 66

Rachmaninoff
Sonata for cello and piano in g minor, op.19

Ravel
Trio (1917)

Schumann
Fantasiestucke for cello and piano, op.73
Piano Quintet for vln,vla,vlc, pn in E-flat , Op.44

Shostakovich
Sonata for cello and piano in d minor, op.40


Educational/Outreach/In-school/Community:

Programs include:
A) Performance with introductions/talks
B) Open forum/question-answer
C) Lecture-recital: topic specific or general