38th Annual FESTIVAL OF THE AUTUMN MOON GALA
to benefit the USC Pacific Asia Museum
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Art lovers, donors, and collectors from throughout Southern California will gather to support USC PAM and the arts. This year’s theme, “Celebrating the Future and Honoring the Past,” highlights the upcoming special exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in 15th Century China, opening February 2016, and commemorates two key Museum leaders who passed away this year: founding board president Margaret “Peg” Palmer (1915–2015) and founding director Lennox Tierney (1914–2015).
All proceeds benefit the USC Pacific Asia Museum’s exhibitions and programs.
The USC Pacific Asia Museum is pleased to announce that celebrated classical pianist Rueibin Chen will be the featured performer at their 38th Annual Festival of the Autumn Moon Gala on October 3, 2015.
Rueibin Chen‘s distinguished career as a renowned pianist has earned him a reputation for technical brilliance, immense energy, and intense artistic expression. He was the opening soloist at the 2010 World Expo in China, performing the “Yellow River Concerto,” which critics hailed as the best performance of the iconic piece in its history. In 2014 he performed with Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, and earlier this summer he performed with Orange County’s Pacific Symphony at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre. The Boston Globe has said, “He plays with the white-hot energy, steel-fingered power and athletic virtuosity.” A Chinese Austrian born in Taiwan, Chen won a total of eighteen medals in various international piano competitions—five of them gold—before the age of twenty.
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For more information, contact Sandra Chen-Lau, Chief Development Officer, USC PAM: 626.449.2742 ext. 33
Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the USC Pacific Asia Museum operations and arts programming.