Duo Beaux Arts

April 11

Music & Arts Community Center

2020-2021 Season Sponsor: Gunterberg Charitable Foundation – Culliton Family


Tonight's program is graciously sponsored by Douglas and Linda Garde.

Eight Variations on a Theme


Duo Beaux Arts

Improvisation FP 176 No 15 in C minor
Hommage à Edith Piaf 

Improvisation FP 63 No 9 in D major
Presto possibile


Catherine Lan

Jeux d’Enfants, Op 22

  • L’escarpolette (Rêverie)
  • La toupee (Impromptu)
  • La poupée (Berceuse)
  • Les chevaux de bois (Scherzo)
  • Le volant (Fantaisie)
  • Trompette et tambour (Marche)
  • Les bulles de savon (Rondino)
  • Les quatre coins (Esquisse)
  • Colin-maillard (Nocturne)
  • Saute-mouton (Caprice)
  • Petit mari, petite femme! (Duo)
  • Le bal (Galop)


Duo Beaux Arts

Etude Op 25 No 1 “Aeolian Harp” 
Etude Op 25 No 2
Waltz Op 18


Tao Lin

Andante and Allegro Brilliant, Op 92


Duo Beaux Arts

Duo Beaux Arts

Duo Beaux Arts was formed in 2008 by internationally renowned husband and wife concert pianists and recording artists Catherine Lan and Tao Lin. The Duo has performed in France, Switzerland, Spain, Estonia, Finland, the Netherlands, China, and the US to both critical and audience acclaim. They are also the founders of Beaux Arts Chamber Music Series in Naples, Florida, which invites pre-eminent chamber groups in the world to perform in a wonderfully intimate setting. Duo Beaux Arts has been featured on Fox4 Morning Blend TV, Maine Public, Venice Magazine, Asian-Trend Magazine, World Journal New York, and Gulfshore Life Magazine. Season highlights include appearances as concerto soloists with South Florida Symphony performing Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos, recitals at prestigious Cosmos Club in Washington D.C., and debuts in Hungary and Canada. Duo Beaux Arts is represented by Lisa Sapinkopf Artists. www.duobeauxarts.com

Dr. Catherine Lan

Born in Taiwan, Dr. Catherine Lan has concertized across the US, Canada, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Mexico, Thailand, China, United Kingdom, Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia at prestigious venues such as the Carnegie Hall in New York and Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. Her highly acclaimed performances have been featured at WLRN-Public Television, “Beethoven Universal TV” series, Becon TV, Fu-Hsin Broadcasting Station, and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio. She will be making her Ireland debut this season.


A soloist with Milwaukee Symphony, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Vancouver Symphony, British-Columbia Chamber, and Edmonton Symphony, Dr. Lan is also an avid chamber musician; she has collaborated with Itamar Zorman, James Buswell, David Requiro, Ayano Ninomiya, Aspen String Trio, Henschel String Quartet, Thalea String Quartet, Maxwell String Quartet, Naples Philharmonic and Boca Raton Philharmonic Symphonia Chamber Players, to name a few. She is the pianist at Duo Beaux Arts, Duo Arpeggione, Duo Formosa, Tallinn Piano Trio, Delray Piano Trio, Atlantic Piano Trio, and Beaux Arts Ensemble.


Received her Bachelor of Music from University of British-Columbia, Master of Music from Indiana University (Bloomington), and Doctor of Musical Arts from University of Miami, Dr. Lan serves on the faculty of Broward College and she is also the co-artistic director of Rosemary Duffy Larson Classical Series. Dr. Lan records for Centaur Records. www.catherinelan.com

Mr. Tao Lin

Described by critics as possessing “Keen musical intelligence and excellent facility” (Miami Herald) as well as “opulent and romantic tone” (Fanfare), Chinese-American concert pianist and Steinway Artist Tao Lin has performed across Asia, North America, and Europe. As a soloist, he has performed with orchestras including Moscow Chamber, Winnipeg Symphony, Atlantic Classical, and Knoxville Civic. As a recitalist, he has appeared at Kennedy Center, National Gallery of Art, 92nd Street Y, Rockefeller University, Chautauqua Institute, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Minnesota Orchestra Hall, Izumi Hall (Osaka, Japan), and Edvard Grieg Museum in Norway. A devoted chamber musician, Lin has concertized as a member of Berlin Piano Quartet, St Petersburg Piano Quartet, and Brahms Piano Quartet. He has also appeared in concerts with Aspen Trio, Miami, Bergonzi, Alcon, Ying, Shanghai, and Rosalyra String Quartets, as well as distinguished musicians such as Elmar Oliveira, Carol Wincenc, Roberto Diaz, William De Rosa, Charles Castleman, Eugenia Zukerman, Claudio Bohorquez to name a few.


A frequent pianist and lecturer at the Music Festival of the Hamptons, Mainly Mozart Festival, Music Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Arts Rolla Festival, Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival, and Festival Miami, Lin is currently a visiting professor of Shanghai Normal University and a piano faculty at Bowdoin International Music Festival. Lin records for Centaur Records, Naxos, and Artek labels. www.taolinpianist.com

Upcoming Concerts

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Apr 14-17

Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492, Haydn’s Symphony No. 44 in E minor (“Trauersinfonie”), and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36.

Apr 23

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