In this episode of the “Classical Classroom” podcast, host Dacia Clay interviews Hugh Sung, who is a modern classical music renaissance man: He’s a podcaster, a techie, a pianist who’s collaborated with people like Jennifer Higdon and Hillary Hahn, an author, an inventor, a former Curtis Institute Professor who now teaches online. Sung has crafted a life — and a career — that keeps him close to his passion and that constantly engages his busy mind. In this MusicWorks episode, learn how and why Hugh does it, and be inspired to create your own Musical Life.
Musical selections performed in this episode:
- Myths Op.30: I. The Fountain Of Arethusa. Karol Szymanowski. Performed by Aaron Rosand with Hugh Sung.
- Man of Steel. Hugh Sung
- Capriccio-Waltz In E Major Op.7. Henryk Wieniawski. Performed by Aaron Rosand with Hugh Sung.
- Four Souvenirs: Samba. Paul Schoenfield. Performed by Jasmine Choi and Hugh Sung.
Visit Hugh’s personal website at http://hughsung.com
MusicWorks is a Classical Classroom subseries that takes a look at what people are doing in the classical music world today.