Past Event

Midday Music @ Maison Française

October 5, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Friday, October 5, 2018
1-2pm | Maison Française


J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011
I. Prelude

Camille Saint-Saëns: Feuillet D’album, Op. 81

Claude Debussy: Préludes, Book I
XII. Minstrels: Moderate

Gabriel Fauré: Papillon, Op. 77


Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 3, Op. 90

Franz Schubert: Schwanengesang (“Swan song”), D. 957
IV. “Ständchen” (“Serenata”)

Franz Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821
I. Allegro Moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegretto


Lucie​ ​Ticho,​ ​cellist,​ ​is​ ​a​ ​native​ ​of​ ​Chicago.​ ​She​ ​currently​ ​resides​ ​in​ ​New​ ​York​ ​City, where​ ​she​ ​is​ ​pursuing​ ​her​ ​bachelor’s​ ​degree​ ​at​ ​Columbia​ ​University.​ ​As​ ​a​ ​student​ ​of​ ​the Columbia-Juilliard​ ​exchange​ ​program,​ ​she​ ​takes​ ​cello​ ​lessons​ ​with​ ​Richard​ ​Aaron. Before​ ​coming​ ​to​ ​New​ ​York,​ ​she​ ​studied​ ​with​ ​Tanya​ ​Carey​ ​and​ ​served​ ​as​ ​the​ ​principal cellist​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Chicago​ ​Youth​ ​Symphony​ ​Orchestra.​ ​Lucie​ ​has​ ​performed​ ​as​ ​a​ ​soloist​ ​with the​ ​Elgin​ ​Symphony,​ ​the​ ​CYSO​ ​and​ ​its​ ​chamber​ ​symphony,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​number​ ​of​ ​other Chicago​ ​area​ ​orchestras,​ ​and​ ​has​ ​appeared​ ​on​ ​NPR’s​ ​From​ ​The​ ​Top​ ​and​ ​Performance Today.​ ​She​ ​has​ ​been​ ​a​ ​semifinalist​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Stulberg,​ ​Klein,​ ​and​ ​Johansen​ ​International String​ ​Competitions.​ ​She​ ​was​ ​also​ ​a​ ​Youngarts​ ​Foundation​ ​laureate​ ​and​ ​a​ ​medalist​ ​in the​ ​Chicago​ ​Symphony​ ​Orchestra’s​ ​Crain​ ​Maling​ ​Concerto​ ​Competition​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Music Teachers​ ​National​ ​Association​ ​(MTNA)​ ​Competition.

Lucie​ ​has​ ​attended​ ​numerous​ ​music​ ​programs,​ ​including​ ​the​ ​Aspen​ ​Music​ ​Festival,​ ​the New​ ​York​ ​String​ ​Orchestra​ ​Seminar,​ ​the​ ​Bowdoin​ ​International​ ​Music​ ​Festival,​ ​and​ ​the National​ ​Youth​ ​Orchestra​ ​of​ ​the​ ​United​ ​States.​ ​She​ ​has​ ​collaborated​ ​with​ ​internationally acclaimed​ ​artists​ ​such​ ​as​ ​violinist​ ​Stefan​ ​Jackiw​ ​and​ ​dancer​ ​Charles​ ​“Lil​ ​Buck”​ ​Riley, and​ ​she​ ​has​ ​performed​ ​at​ ​venues​ ​as​ ​diverse​ ​as​ ​Carnegie​ ​Hall​ ​and​ ​NBA​ ​stadiums.

When​ ​she​ ​is​ ​not​ ​playing​ ​cello,​ ​Lucie​ ​enjoys​ ​reading,​ ​being​ ​outdoors,​ ​and​ ​seeing​ ​her cats.​ ​She​ ​is​ ​pursuing​ ​a​ ​degree​ ​in​ ​political​ ​science​ ​at​ ​Columbia.


Hana Mizuta, pianist, started playing the piano at age 5, and is currently a member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California Young Artists’ Guild. She was a YoungArts Foundation Finalist and a Presidential Scholar in the Arts Semifinalist, and has received awards at the San Francisco Chopin Competition, the Menuhin-Dowling Music Competition, the Pacific Musical Society Competition, the American Fine Arts Festival Golden Era of Romantic Music International Competition, the Music Teacher’s Association of California State Solo Competition, and the Henry and Carol Zeiter Piano Competition. Hana also participated in the Aspen Music and the Bowdoin International Music Festivals, where she studied with John O'Conor and Boris Slutsky.

Hana is an avid chamber musician, and attended the Music@Menlo Chamber Music Institute Young Performers Program for three summers. She was also a member of the Sophos Trio in the Young Chamber Musicians Program directed by Susan Bates, with which she won the Galante Competition. In addition, she participated in the San Francisco Conservatory of Music PreCollege Chamber Music Program for three years. She has received master classes and coachings from members of the Lee Trio, the Dover Quartet, the Escher Quartet, the Telegraph Quartet, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, and the Borromeo Quartet.

Hana is currently a Computer Engineering major at Columbia University. Prior to college, she studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music PreCollege under Heidi Hau’s tutelage.