Romantic Waltz Viola and Piano Recital

Sunday, November 12, 2023

This event is co-hosted by Yale Club of Beijing and Yale Center Beijing. Light refreshments will be served.

Event Time

Sunday, November 12, 2023


6:30 pm-7:00 pm


7:00 pm-9:00 pm



Yale Center Beijing
36th Floor Tower B of IFC Building 8 Jianguomenwai Avenue Chaoyang District, Beijing (Yong'anli Subway Station, Exit C)


Registration and Fees

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Ticket:RMB 80 for students and Yale alumni; RMB 100 for regular admission. 

*The registration fee for the event is non-refundable. Unless due to a force majeure, Yale Center Beijing will not refund any part of the registration fee if a participant fails to attend the event.

This event is not recommended for children under 7.

Walk-ins will not be accepted.

The language of the event will be Chinese

Note: Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.


The Event

On November 12, 2023, Dan Zhang MM '13, current lecturer at the School of Music, Drama, and Art of the Catholic University of America, and Yingying Su MM '11, current lecturer at the School of Art at Sun Yat-Sen University, will join together at Yale Center Beijing to present "Romantic Waltz Viola and Piano Recital." This concert will immerse the audience in the enchanting world of romance.

The program encompasses various musical styles, including Brahms's sonatas, the melodious tunes of Paganini, the rhythmic energy of Sarasate's "Playera," and Schumann's fantasies. You will also hear "Morpheus" by Rebecca Clarke and "First Meeting" by Eric Coates, as well as the classic masterpiece by César Franck, Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano (arranged for viola and piano).

Join us for this musical extravaganza on a romantic night!


The Musicians


Dan Zhang MM '13

Lecturer, Rome School of Music, Drama and Art, The Catholic University of America

Dan Zhang is a viola soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra player. She holds a BM from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, an AD from Shenandoah University, an MM from Yale School of Music, and a DMA from the Catholic University of America. She has won awards at various contests such as the First China Viola Festival and Competition. Zhang now teaches at Washington Adventist University and the Catholic University of America and has led masterclasses at many schools. She has performed with many esteemed orchestras and festivals, enthralling audiences in countries such as Mexico, Turkey, Germany, Argentina, and Japan. She co-founded the Washington Adventist University's Summer Festival in Takoma Park, Maryland, which attracts young musicians worldwide to study and perform music during the summer in the U.S.


Yingying Su MM '10 AD '11

Lecturer, School of Art, Sun Yat-Sen University

Yingying Su entered professional musical training at 12 at the middle school of Xinghai Conservatory of Music. She furthered her education at Oberlin Conservatory (BM), Yale School of Music (MM, AD), and the Northwestern University Bienen School of Music (DMA). Su is on the piano faculty at Sun Yat-Sen University School of Art. Among her many accolades, she is the winner of the Maracaibo Concurso International Piano Competition and prize winner for the III International Piano Competition in Memory of Emil Gilels. Su has performed at prestigious venues and music festivals and held dozens of recitals and chamber music concerts in China in recent years. She has been invited to give masterclasses at numerous universities and her students have won awards at many piano contests.

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