The Cliburn presents Charles Yang and Peter Dugan
Violinist Charles Yang and pianist Peter Dugan are both Juilliard graduates who have performed around the world as soloists with major orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony, and at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center.
Additionally, Yang is known to audiences as a member of the genre-bending trio Time for Three and as the winner of the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Award. Dugan is heard nationwide as the host of NPR's From the Top.
Together as a duo, Yang and Dugan perform original compositions and blend classical virtuosity, jazz harmonies, and contemporary soul in their arrangements of songs by artists ranging from The Beatles to Sam Cooke to Ariana Grande.