China| Age 24
Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
Preliminary Recital I
Bass Performance Hall
HAYDN Sonata in E Major, Hob. XVI: 31
CHOPIN Etude in E Minor, op. 28
CHOPIN Twenty-four Preludes, op. 28
Ruoyu Huang was born in Chengdu and began learning piano at four years of age. He made his debut recital at the age of fourteen, and has since performed with the Chengdu, China, Shenzhen, Xiamen, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras. Competition credits include major prizes at the Asian Chopin International Concerto Competition, China International Piano Competition, and Oberlin International Piano Competition. Mr. Huang moved to the United States to study at the Curtis Institute of Music in 2002. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree at The Juilliard School.