Pianist and alumnus of University of Washington Zeze Xue presents a piano recital featuring works by Haydn, Chopin, Debussy, Bartók, and Liszt. As a former student of pianist Craig Sheppard, Zeze is in the progress of pursuing Master’s degree at Manhattan School of Music in the piano studio of Dr. Solomon Mikowsky. At the age of five, he performed his first solo recital in his hometown, Changsha, in southern China. Zeze was admitted to the Prayner Conservatory in Vienna at age fifteen. That same year, he performed the Yellow River Concerto with the Hunan Symphony Orchestra. Previous to his arrival in New York, he performed Rachmaninoff’s second concerto with the UW Symphony Orchestra as the winner of the 2016 UW SoM Concerto Competition and undertook a recital tour in a number of major cities throughout China. Zeze has also given concerts and recitals in several musical centers in Europe and the United States.