Washington International Piano Series at CUA


Monday, March 14, 8 p.m.

WHERE: The Catholic University of America Ward Hall, Recital Hall 620 Michigan Ave. N.E. Washington, D.C.
DETAILS: The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Hugue Leclère performing works by Chopin, Liszt, and Mussorgsky.

Born in France in 1968, Hugues Leclère perfected his playing with Catherine Collard before entering the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris, from which he graduated with high honors in piano, music theory, and chamber music.

As a global performer, he has played in the United States, Canada, Japan, China, Thailand, and in most European countries. He has been directed by world-renowned conductors such as Jacques Mercier, Jean-Pierre Wallez, Arie Van Beek, Mikhail Shcerbakov, Ondrej Lenard, Sébastian Lang-Lessing, Enrique Batiz, and Manuel Hernandez-Silva.

Leclère works with many composers, contributing to commissions for new works. In addition to his career as a concert artist, Hugues Leclère teaches at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris conservatory and is the artistic director of the international festival Nancyphonies.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 202-319-5414 or visit piano.cua.edu/wips.cfm . Please call 202-319-5414, or email cua-music@cua.edu , to request disability accommodations.

SPONSOR: The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music