Young Pianist to Give Piano Recital in Shenzhen
Eighteen year old Chen Guang will be in Shenzhen on August 24 to give a piano recital at the Shenzhen Concert Hall. Born in Hubei Province in 1994, Chen has already won several prestigious awards which include getting second place at the Cantu International Competition for Piano.
Chen was also awarded the Most Favorite of the Mass and the Youngest Semi-finalist during the 27th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition. Chen first studied under well known Italian pianist Enrica Ciccarelli and is now continuing his studies at the Juilliard School in New York.
Chen has held a couple of successful recitals after making his debut performance at the grand theater in Como Italy and at the Puccini Hall in Milan in 2010. Then in November of 2011 Chen did his first musical tour of Europe. Chen is also planning to do another tour of Europe with the collaboration of Florence Symphony Orchestra for 2013.
Chen will be playing pieces from Bach’s Italian Concerto, Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel and Liszt’s Dante Symphony.