7:30PM | THE WHITING AUDITORIUM
Enrique Diemecke conductor
Wanting Zhao piano,
2019 William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition Winner
BEETHOVEN Concert for Piano No. 4
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, From the New World
Chopin wrote Piano Concerto No. 1 at age 20, and its romantic melodies carry through this dreamy piece with simplicity and tenderness. Dvořák’s “New World Symphony” has been described as one of the most popular of all symphonies – your ears can be the judge!
Wanting Zhao was born in Shenyang, China. In 2009, she was admitted to the Texas Christian University as the winner of the prestigious Nordan Award. She enjoys her career as a concert soloist and frequently participates in national and international piano competitions. Wanting is currently pursuing a DMA degree at Eastman School of Music.