Music for Montauk presents Janice Carissa piano
Schubert -Impromptus D. 899
Granados -Goyescas "Los requiebros"
Beethoven -Sonata No. 23 "Appassionata"
Janice Carissa, from Surabaya, Indonesia, entered the Curtis Institute of Music in 2013 and studies piano with Gary Graffman and Robert McDonald. All students at Curtis receive merit-based, full tuition scholarships, and Ms. Carissa is the Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest Fellow.
A recipient of numerous awards and honors, Ms. Carissa was a Young Scholar of Lang Lang's International Music Foundation; the runner-up in the 2014 piano competition at the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen Music Festival and School; Star Performance Award winner of the 2012 American Protégé International Music Talent Competition in New York; and the top prize winner of the IBLA Foundation's 2006 International Piano Competition. She has been featured on television and radio, including Indonesia Mencari Bakat, Inspirasi Pagi, Sang Juara, Global TV, RCTI, Trans TV, BC TV, Metro TV, TV One, Voice of America, WHYY-TV, WXQR's Greene Space, and National Public Radio's From the Top. Together with her brother Ryan Ferguson, Ms. Carissa performed in a duo recital at the Sydney Opera House in 2011.
Recent career highlights include a 2016 performance for the opening of the auditorium at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris and a debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Cristian Mcelaru at the Mann Center in Philadelphia. She has performed with the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea; Midwest Young Artists Symphony Orchestra; Symphony in C; the Eastern Wind Symphony; and Bay Atlantic Symphony; and on the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Concert Series. She has also performed at the United Nations in New York, at Oxford University's St. Hilda's College, and at Chicago's Jay Priztker Pavilion. Other notable venues include Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University, SEI Innovation Studio at the Kimmel Center, the Kennedy Center, the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music's Concert Hall in Warsaw, and the Theatre Hall of the Karol Lipinski Academy of Music in Wrocaw. She has performed for the president of Indonesia and other dignitaries at the presidential palace in Bogor and for Lady Dewi Sukarno in Bali.
Janice Carissa appears by special arrangement with Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music.
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