The acclaimed pianist Vicky Chow discusses her upcoming appearances at PuSh Festival, 23 & 24 January 2017, and more, with Joseph Planta.
Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
I am Planta: On the Line, in Vancouver, at TheCommentary.ca.
We continue meeting some of the artists coming to Vancouver for the PuSh Festival that’s on throughout the city until 05 February 2017. Vicky Chow joins me now. The Canadian pianist will be returning to Vancouver for two performances, 23 and 24 January 2017 at The Fox Cabaret on Main Street. She and percussionist Ben Reimer will be presenting Four Thousand Holes, with Music on Main. I’ll get Ms. Chow to tell us about the John Luther Adams piece, as well as the world premieres of works by Vincent Ho, and Music on Main’s composer-in-residence Nicole Lizée. Visit www.pushfestival.ca for tickets and information, as well as www.vickychow.com. Vicky Chow was been described by the Los Angeles Times as a “new star of new music,” and by the New York Times as “brilliant.” She studied at Julliard, and the Manhattan School of Music. She made her orchestral debut at the age of ten with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. She lives in Brooklyn, New York where she joins me from today. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Vicky Chow; Ms. Chow, good morning.