Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 4 pm
HAYDN Sonata in E-flat major, Hob.XVI:52
CHOPIN Nocturne in C sharp minor, B. 49
CHOPIN Nocturne in G Major, Op. 37 No 2
SHOSTAKOVICH 24 Preludes and Fugues – No. 5 in D Major & No. 24 in D minor
BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”
Born in Shenzhen, China, Wei Luo began piano lessons at age 5, and gave her debut recital in Hong Kong at age 6. Winner of numerous competitions in China, Wei also claimed first prize in the 11th Chopin International Competition for Young Pianists in Poland and the 2nd Rachmaninov International Piano Competition for Young Pianists in Frankfurt, both in 2010. She made her orchestra debut with the Shanghai Philharmonic in 2010 with conductor Muhai Tang performing Prokofiev Concerto No. 3.
Exploring a depth of core repertoire, Wei Luo has already performed major concertos of Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and Prokofiev, and recital repertoire of Bach, Schumann, Mussorgsky, Chopin, Ravel and Haydn. She has participated in masterclasses with Leon Fleisher, Richard Goode, Seymour Lipkin, Abbey Simon and Nelita True.
In 2012 she was accepted to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music where she currently studies with Gary Graffman and Robert McDonald. Wei was honored to be the artist selected to perform in the Dean’s Honors recital at Curtis in 2014.