IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe traveled to New Zealand this week to launch his latest album on Rattle Records, Pictures.
The release event was held at the Pah Homestead in Auckland, New Zealand, home of the Wallace Arts Trust. Wong Doe performed selections from the album.
Pictures features Mussorgsky’s famous work Pictures at an Exhibition, as well as a newly commissioned piece by New Zealand composer Eve de Castro-Robinson, in response to 10 art pieces from the Wallace Arts Trust collection.
Wong Doe recorded the album in April this year for his sabbatical leave project. The project was funded by grants from Creative NZ (Arts Council of New Zealand) as well as the Wallace Arts Trust. The album is available on iTunes, Spotify, and other digital