Internationally acclaimed pianist Vivian Choi will be performing a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, at Reynolds Recital Hall on a Steinway model D grand piano, jointly owned by Montana State University and the Bozeman Symphony. Choi’s program includes works by Domenico Scarlatti, Frédéric Chopin (Nocturnes), Olivier Messiaen, and Rachmaninoff (Sonata No. 2).

Since her triumphant Mostly Mozart debut at the Sydney Opera House at the age of 12, Choi has performed extensively throughout Australia, Europe, North America and Asia. Highlights of recent seasons include her debut in China touring five cities in eight recitals, a tour of Slovenia and Croatia in the Imago Sloveniae Festival, a series of five all-Chopin recitals in ChopinFest Australia as well as the Hopes, Talents and Masters Festival in Bulgaria and the Evelyn Miller Young Pianist Series. Choi received international recognition at the age of 13 when she won Second prize at the Città di Marsala Due Pianoforti International Piano Competition in Italy as the youngest contestant. Since then, she has won first prize in the Maria Yudina International Piano Competition in Russia, first prize in the Peter De Grote International Music Competition in the Netherlands, and first prize in the Dobrich-Albena International Music Competition in Bulgaria. Choi was the winner of the Guido Alberto Fano Prize at the Guido Alberto Fano International Piano Competition in Italy, for the “Best Performance of Fano’s piano music.”

Tickets are available at or by phone at 585-9774. Adult tickets are $25. Students with ID may purchase tickets for $15. Tickets may also be purchased at the door at starting at 7 p.m., depending on availability. A reception at Sola Café will immediately follow the performance.

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