“A grand talent… she is already a pianist worth leaving home to hear.” – The Washington Post
“Liu’s music making was… super sensitive, with power, richness, and a deliberateness that brought Emil Gilels to mind.” – The Boston Musical Intelligencer
Born in Singapore, the Singaporean American pianist, Kate Liu, gained international acclaim after winning the Bronze Medal and Best Mazurka Prize at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in Warsaw, Poland. She was also awarded the audience favorite prize voted by the Polish public on the Polish National Radio.
As a soloist, Kate has performed in many important venues, such as the Seoul Arts Center, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Severance Hall in Cleveland, La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Warsaw National Philharmonic, Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Shanghai Concert Hall, Osaka Symphony Hall, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Hall, Phillip’s Collection, and others.
Kate Liu’s piano recital in Esplanade presents the pieces of Chopin, Prokofiev, and Schumann.
Three Mazurkas Op. 59
Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat major, Op. 84
Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13