RADNOR, Pa. (Feb. 6, 2013) – Award‑winning pianist Ching-Yun Hu performs classic works by Beethoven, Chopin and Rachmaninoff, as well as a modern selection by Jennifer Higdon, at a free concert at Cabrini College on Sunday, Feb. 17.
The concert, which runs approximately 90 minutes with intermission, will begin at 3 p.m. in the Mansion on the Cabrini campus (610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor).
Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Hu made her concert debut at age 13 in Asia with the Poland Capella Cracoviensis Chamber Orchestra, and moved to the U.S. to study at The Juilliard School in New York.
Hu earned top prize and Audience Favorite Prize at the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv, Israel. The Philadelphia Inquirer has praised Hu for her “poetic use of color and confidently expressive phrasing.”
Recently, Hu performed in London, Amsterdam, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Japan. In the U.S., she has performed at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York; the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.; and at the Aspen Music Festival. Her debut CD, “Ching-Yun Hu Plays Chopin,” won Taiwan’s 2012 Golden Melody Award for Best Classical Album of the Year.
For more information about the concert at Cabrini, call 610-902-8380.
About Cabrini College Students do extraordinary things at Cabrini College, a residential Catholic college welcoming learners of all faiths, cultures and backgrounds. Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the College provides a transformational “education of the heart,” focusing on academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice.
Cabrini offers 1,400 full-time undergraduate students more than 30 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations and minors. Nearly 1,400 students are in graduate studies programs at the main campus in Radnor, Pa., and at 12 off-site locations. The College’s serene 112-acre campus is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia.