For the upcoming performance, Choi will perform a selection of Ludwig van Beethoven’s sonatas. “I expect it to be a wonderful recital, especially for people who enjoy classical piano music and the music of Beethoven,” said Dr. Cai Lei, associate professor of music at OBU.
Choi, a professor of piano at the Seoul National University in Korea, has won many national and international prizes, including the Busoni in Italy, the Kapell in the United States, Clara Haskil in Switzerland and Maria Callas in Athens. Her recordings include “Six Grand Etudes on Paganini” by Franz Liszt and the complete études of Frédéric Chopin. Her most recent work includes the performance of Beethoven’s complete 32 sonatas. Choi studied with Gyorgy Sebok at Indiana University and Hans Leygraf in Berlin. She frequently gives master classes in Korea, Germany and the U.S.
Choi also will serve as a guest judge for Ouachita’s annual Virginia Queen Piano Competition on Friday, May 1.
For more information, contact Dr. Cai Lei at firstname.lastname@example.org or (870) 245-5140.