Chopin Fondation presents Young Lions of the Piano

Misha Dacic and Mei-Ting Sun duo and solo December 9th, 2006The Chopin Foundation of the United States is presenting a concert by two young piano virtuosos: Misha Dacic and Mei-Ting Sun, entitled Young Lions of the Piano. The event will take place at the Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music in Coral Gables. The program to be performed will include masterpieces by Mozart, Liszt, Brahms, Lutoslawski, Debussy and a special selection of Gershwin and Tatum. Misha Dacic was born in the former Yugoslavia, into a family with a musical tradition. He first came to public attention at age 11 when he performed a Haydn piano concerto in his birth city. Shortly afterwards, he entered the class of Kemal Gekic at the University of Novi Sad in Yugoslavia, where he received his early training. Dacic made his American debut in 2003 at the Discovery Series of the Sixth Miami International Piano Festival. That same year, he performed at the Martha Argerich Project Festival in Lugano. Mr. Sun has been heard in recital throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Recent appearances include concert tours in Brazil, Colombia, the U.S., and China, and concerto engagements with the National Spanish Orchestra, the Macau Orchestra, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, and the Boca Raton Philharmonic Symphonia. Mr. Sun can also be heard on numerous radio and TV shows such as the “Young Artist Showcase” on WQXR Classical Radio, “Performance Today” on NPR, and “South Florida Today” on NBC-6. For more information, please call: 305.868.0624

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