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Hilda Huang, Piano
August 8, 2017
Hilda Huang, Piano

L.V. Beethoven: Variations in F Major, Op. 34

W.A. Mozart: Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K. 310

L.V. Beethoven: Sonata in E flat Major, Op. 27,  No.1

Pianist Hilda Huang is the first-prize winner of the 19th Leipzig International Bach Competition (2014). Her work on the music of J.S. Bach has also been recognized with top prizes at the Würzburg and Tureck International Bach Competitions and was featured in the documentary film, Bach and Friends (2010).

Huang made her orchestral and recording debut under Erich Kunzel with the Cincinnati Pops (TELARC, 2008) and her recital debut at the Leipzig Gewandhaus as part of the Steinway & Sons Prizewinner Concert Network (2014). She was a 2016 Protégé Project artist at Chamber Music Northwest; recent recital appearances include the “Young Pianists” series at BASF Gesellschaftshaus and the Leipzig and Montréal BachFests.

Huang graduated from Yale College with B.S. in Chemistry (2017) and will begin studies with Melvin Chen towards a master’s degree in music at the Yale School of Music this fall. She previously studied piano with John McCarthy and harpsichord with Corey Jamason at the Preparatory Division of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has also received generous instruction from David Finckel, Michael Friedmann, Wu Han, Gilbert Kalish, Robert Levin, John Perry, Inge Rosar, and Benjamin Simon, and is grateful to From the Top and Thürmer Pianos for their ongoing support.