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2018-2019 Season / Masterworks / Schumann’s Rhenish
All performances at 7:30pm at Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater

LAWRENCE LOH | conductor
XUE SU | flute

STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, TrV 171, Op. 28
LIEBERMANN: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, Op. 39
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3, Op. 97, E-flat major (Rhenish)


The Bond, Schoeneck & King Pre-Concert Talk will be held in the Banner Room on the lower level of the Civic Center, beginning at 6:30p.m.

Schumann’s Rhenish

7:30pm | Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater

Artist Information:

Xue Su

Xue Su is the principal flute of Symphoria (formerly the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra.) Currently residing in New York City, she is dedicated to developing her career in orchestral performance and music education. Ms. Su performs regularly with the New York Philharmonic, and is a member of Symphony in C. She is a teaching substitute at Juilliard Pre-College and coaches studio classes at the Manhattan School of music's Orchestral Performance program. She recently performed with the New York Philharmonic at the 2018 Asia Tour, 2018 & 2017 Bravo! Vail and Shanghai residencies. She has also appeared as guest principal flute with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and China National Symphony.

During the 2018-19 season, Ms. Su makes her solo debut with Symphoria and Music Director Lawrence Loh, performing Lowell Liebermann's virtuosic Flute Concerto. She was featured in Telemann's A Minor Suite for Flute and Strings with the Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music Ensemble. Her other solo engagements include performances with the Cincinnati Philharmonia Orchestra on Bernstein’s Halil, Mozart’s Concerto in C Major for Flute and Harp, and Brandenburg Concerto No. 2. She has also performed for a 1,500 audience at the Music for All summer symposium as the grand prize winner of the Yamaha Young Performing Artist Competition.

Ms. Su has won top prizes at numerous international competitions including the Maxence Larrieu High School Soloist, Biwako, Yamaha Young Performing Artist and the 1st Unisa International Flute Competitions. She was a second prize winner at the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition, and also received the award for best performance of the newly commission piece.

Ms. Su began playing the flute at age 6. During her childhood music education, she attended the Elementary and Middle Schools of Central Conservatory in Beijing, China. She holds a Master of Music degree in Orchestral Performance from the Manhattan School of Music as a full scholarship recipient. She is an alumna of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the Juilliard Pre-College.

Ms. Su is greatly indebted to her teachers Robert Langevin, Bradley Garner and Guoliang Han.

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