Claire Huangci performs June 1 in the Marly Room at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg.
ST. PETERSBURG - The Marly Music Series features pianist Claire Huangci Sunday, June 1, 2 p.m., in the Marly Room at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg.
Huangci began her international career at age 9 and has been earning accolades ever since. She is regarded as one of the premier Chopin interpreters of her generation. She won first prize at the 2009 International Chopin Competition in Darmstadt, Germany, and first and special prizes at the 2010 International Chopin Competition in Miami. Huangci has been a soloist with many of the worldís foremost ensembles, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony, and the Moscow Radio Orchestra. She has performed in Carnegie Hall, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Salle Cortot in Paris, and Oji Hall in Tokyo, among other venues. Her solo recording debut of works by Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev was released by Berlin Classics in 2013. A laureate of the Queen Elizabeth Competition, Huangci studied at the illustrious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for students 22 and younger with current ID.
Visit www.fine-arts.org. Admission to the entire museum is included in the ticket price. For information, call 896-2667.