Artist Bio

Lucille Chung, piano

Born in Montreal, pianist Lucille Chung is the First Prize winner of the Stravinsky International Piano Competition and made her debut at the age of ten with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra under Charles Dutoit. She has performed with over sixty-five orchestras including the Philadelphia Orchestra, Moscow Virtuosi, BBC NOW, and Seoul Philharmonic with conductors such as Nézet-Séguin, Penderecki, and Spivakov. As a recitalist, she has performed at Wigmore Hall, the Great Performers series at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and the Concertgebouw. Festival appearances include the Verbier Festival and Santander International Festival. Lucille Chung graduated from the Curtis Institute and the Juilliard School before she turned twenty. She also studied in London, Salzburg, Imola, and Weimar under Lazar Berman. She recorded the complete works of György Ligeti as well as Scriabin works on the Dynamic label to great critical acclaim. Her vast discography includes works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Poulenc, and Saint-Saëns in addition to a duo recital with Alessio Bax.

Lucille Chung will perform in Concert Program I (July 16) and Carte Blanche Concert I: The Russian Piano (July 17).

2017–2018 Music@Menlo Appearances