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2017 PYPA Winnner, Pianist Huiping Cai: Live from the WRTI Performance Studio

Listen to a live performance by pianist Huiping Cai, in advance of her solo piano recital at the Philadelphia Young Pianist Academy on August 10, 2019. WRTI's Kevin Gordon is host.

Huiping made her orchestra soloist debut at age 16 with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra in China. Winner of numerous national and international competitions, she recently won First Prize at the 2019 Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford, CT.

Program:

Maurice Ravel: Sonatine, movement No. 1

Maurice Ravel: Sonatine, movement No. 3

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux Op. 33, No. 2 

Frederic Chopin: Etude Op. 25 No. 11 in A minor, “Winter Wind”

A veteran broadcaster, Kevin garnered a wealth of experience in radio before taking the weekday classical host position from 2 to 6 PM at WRTI . He served as host on the classical music station WQXR in NYC for 15 years, on Classical South Florida WKCP in Miami, and on WINS, NBC News, and the RKO Radio Network, all in New York.