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WC International Piano Competition winner to perform virtual concert

Anna Yukho Concert

Anna Yukho, first place winner of the 2020 Weatherford College International Piano Competition, Young Artist Division, will perform a virtual concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. 

The pre-recorded concert will be available to stream live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/WCInternationalPianoCompetition/posts/209647269... and will include works from Beethoven, Chopin, Scriabin and Liszt.

Judges of the competition praised Yukho’s versatility and artistry.

Originally from Minsk, Belarus, Yukho began playing the piano at age 6 and made her debut in 1999 with the Belarusian State Chamber Orchestra. She received her first award at age 10 as winner of the International Chopin Piano Competition in Poland.

She has since won many awards and has appeared in prestigious venues including the Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall and Flagey Radio and Concert Hall in Belgium.

Yukho is a student at Rice University and has earned numerous scholarships.