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Pianist Di Wu Appearing at Silver Lake College

March 4, 2010

The fourth concert performance in the Silver Lake College Guest Music Artist Series for 2009-2010 will present the very talented Pianist, Di Wu, on Sunday, March 14th, at 3:00 PM in the Silver Lake College Chapel, located at 2406 South Alverno Road in Manitowoc.

Singled out in the 2008 Musical America feature, “Young Artists: More Thrills of Discovery”, Di Wu is featured as one of the world’s “up-and-coming talents”.  Miss Wu became one of the finalists in the 2009 International Van Cliburn Piano Competition, and is currently one of the artists promoted by the Van Cliburn Foundation.  Di Wu made her professional debut at age fourteen with the Beijuing Philharmonic.  She made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall in 2005, and since has toured extensively in Europe and the United States. She performs as a concerto soloist with many of the major national and international symphony orchestras, as well as a solo recitalist throughout the U.S. and abroad.

The March 14th program begins with Mazurka from Soirees Musicales, Op. 6 by Clara Schumann, and Davidbundlertanze, op. 6  by Robert Schumann.  The second half of the program will feature six movements by Maurice Ravel, namely, Miroirs, Noctuelles, Oiseauz tristes, Une barque sur l’ocean, Alborada del gracioso, and La vallee des cloches, and conclude the concert with Paraphrase on a Waltz from Gounod’s ‘Faust’, S 407.

Tickets may be purchased at the door; Adult Tickets are $12.00 and tickets for Seniors and Students are $8.00.  For more information or for advance tickets, call 920-686-6173.

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