Sinfonietta to feature Di Wu

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Sinfonietta’s six concert series at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts continues on Sunday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. with “Debutante.” Tickets are $22 and can be purchased through the LPCA box office, 523-2512, or online atlakeplacidarts.org
The evening will be a program of firsts. Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 1” and Benjamin Britten’s “Sinfonietta Op. 1” will be followed by Chopin’s “Concerto No. 1 in Em” featuring Guest Artist Di Wu in her first Lake Placid appearance.
Di Wu made her professional debut at the age of 14 with the Beijing Philharmonic, and has since appeared with orchestras such as Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Hamburg Philharmoniker, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and Singapore Symphony Orchestra, to name a few. In addition to orchestra engagements, Ms. Wu is also sought after as a recitalist. In New York, she made debuts at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, and has also appeared in such music centers as Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco, as well as at the Ravinia Festival and the Portland Piano Festival. She is a frequent performer in Europe and in major venues throughout Asia. Her most recent appearance in Tokyo, at an arena concert recorded and released by Epic Records in Japan, took place before an audience of over 11,000.


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