IUP piano faculty Henry Wong Doe performed three solo recitals in South Africa in July and a solo recital in Singapore in August.
Wong Doe performed in Pretoria, Oudtshoorn and Prince Albert, South Africa between July 19-26.
On August 4, he performed the same solo program at the Esplanade Recital Studio in Singapore. The Esplanade-Theaters on the Bay complex is Singapore’s premier performing arts venue and home of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.
Wong Doe’s program featured works by Beethoven, Liszt, Ginastera, de Castro-Robinson, and Mussorgsky.
Singapore Straits Times music critic Chang Tou Liang wrote: Wong Doe has an iron-clad technique that easily surmounted the most technically daunting pieces and is capable of bringing out myriad shades of the piano. Read the full review.