Inaugural year of annual collaboration with the Midwest Young Artists (MYA).
2012 participants included the Young Scholars: Matthias Hegemann, Jess Larsen, Kate Xintong Lee, Charlie Liu, Jonathan Jun Yang, and Derek Wang. Together with the MYA orchestra, under the direction of conductor and Artistic Director, Dr. Allan Dennis, they performed Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in f-minor, op. 21, the first movement of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C-Major, op. 15, and Grieg’s Piano Concerto in a-minor, op. 16 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park as part of the The Grant Park Summer Classical Concert Series.