November 15, 2022
2:00 PM
Daniel Hsu, piano, 2017 Van Cliburn Bronze Medalist
With marketing support from MACSA-Musical Arts Center of San Antonio and Appraisals & Estate Sales by June Hayes


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Venue: Laurel Heights United Methodist Church,
227 W. Woodlawn Avenue

Characterized by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “poet…[with] an expressive edge to his playing that charms, questions, and coaxes,” American pianist Daniel Hsu is increasingly recognized for his easy virtuosity and bold musicianship. He captured the Bronze Medal at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, as well as First Prize for both the Beverley Taylor Smith Award for the Best Performance of a New Work and Steven De Groote Memorial Award for the Best Performance of Chamber Music. He is also a 2016 Gilmore Young Artist, first prize winner of the 2015 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, and bronze medalist of the 2015 Hamamatsu International Piano Competition.

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Hsu began taking piano lessons at age 6 with Larisa Kagan. He made his concerto debut with the Fremont Symphony Orchestra at age 8, and his recital debut at the Steinway Society of the Bay Area at age 9, before being accepted into the Curtis Institute of Music at the age of 10, along with his two older siblings. Since then, he has debuted with the Philadelphia Orchestra (2016) and Carnegie Hall (2017) as part of the CAG Winners Series at Weill Recital Hall. He has appeared in recitals at the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, and Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, as well as in Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland, Pittsburgh, and New York. A sensitive and keen collaborator, Daniel has performed with the Tokyo, North Carolina, Grand Rapids, Anchorage, New Haven, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras, working alongside conductors Leonard Slatkin, Nicholas McGegan, Cristian Măcelaru, Ruth Reinhardt, Marcelo Lehninger, Eugene Tzigane and Stilian Kirov.

Recent and upcoming highlights include his debuts with the Taiwan Symphony Orchestra with Hannu Lintu, Eugene Symphony with Francesco Lecce-Chong, and Jacksonville Symphony with Courtney Lewis; chamber tours with Curtis-on-Tour (Europe) and the Verona Quartet (United States); and recitals across the United States and Japan. His Boston debut recital in spring 2019 was hailed as a “powerful, thoughtful, and sensitive program… this deeply inquisitive artist’s inner probing brought fresh meaning to great warhorses, reaching well beyond his stunning mastery of technical difficulties” (Boston Musical Intelligencer).

Hsu’s chamber music performance with the Brentano String Quartet at the Cliburn Competition earned him the Steven de Groote Memorial Award for the Best Performance of Chamber Music. The Dallas Morning News praised “his impassioned, eloquently detailed Franck Quintet,” proclaiming it to be “a boldly molded account, with a natural feeling for the rise and fall of intensity, the give and take of rubato. Both he and the Brentano seemed to be channeling the same life force.” He regularly tours the United States with the Verona Quartet and in duo piano with his brother, Andrew, and appears frequently in chamber music festivals.

Decca Gold released his first album featuring live recordings from the Cliburn Competition of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition and Beethoven’s Piano Sonata, op. 110, as well as his award-winning performance of Marc-André Hamelin’s Toccata on “L’homme armé.” He has also been featured in interviews and performances for WQXR, American Public Media’s Performance Today and Colorado Public Radio, and was profiled as one to watch by International Piano magazine.

Now 22 years old, Daniel graduated from Curtis in spring 2019, where he studied with Gary Graffman, Robert McDonald, and Eleanor Sokoloff. He is a Marvel film buff and enjoys programming—he contributed to the creation of Workflow (now known as Siri Shortcuts), which won the 2015 Apple Design Award and was acquired by the tech giant in 2017.


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Since 1923, the Artist Series of the Tuesday Musical Club has featured concerts by premier world-class artists, including Isaac Stern, Leonard Rose, Josef and Rosina Lhevinne, Angelika Kirchschlager, Chanticleer, Joshua Bell, Nathan Gunn, Stephen Hough and Lawrence Brownlee.   The schedule for 2022-23 season is found here.


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The Junior Tuesday Musical Club gives young people in grades 1 - 12 an appreciation of the beauty of music. This season the Juniors held their monthly Saturday meetings by Zoom from September through February to meet, perform and learn from one another. The Juniors’ annual competition took place on February 26, 2022; winners performed for TMC members during March meetings.

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Since 1956, a Young Artists Competition has been held each spring for serious college students of music who reside or study in Texas, with $10,000+ in cash prizes. The competition, focusing on voice, was held March 5, 2022.

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