Claire Huangci, Pianist



Age: 20
Born: New York, USA
Current: Hannover, Germany




Born in Rochester, New York, Claire Huangci was featured at age 7 on FOX news as a child prodigy with “the skills of a professional pianist.” The 2008-2009 season brings Claire in solo and concerto performances to various venues and festivals in Europe, Africa, Asia, and America, amongst others to Vienna Konzerthaus, Mozarteum Salzburg, Carnegie Hall, Kimmel Center, Aspen Festival, Chopin Duszniki Festival, Kissinger KlavierOlympiade and Yokohama Music Festival. Following an outstanding debut at the 2009 Schwetzinger Festspiele, Claire performed the Pre-Opening Concert at the Kissinger Sommer. Her 2009-10 season opened with Grieg’s Piano Concerto at the Tonhalle Zurich with the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow under the baton of Vladimir Fedosseyev. She will appear in further concerts throughout Europe, the United States and Asia, including a China tour with the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart under Sir Roger Norrington, during which she will perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 at the opening of the Shanghai Expo. Having won the International Chopin-Comeptition in Darmstadt/Germany in October 2009, she was awarded the first prize at the National Chopin Piano Competition of the United States in March 2010 again for her distinguished Chopin interpretations. Claire Huangci currently continues her music education in Germany at the Hannover Hochschule für Musik with Arie Vardi.

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