Hugo Kitano was the recipient of the Department of Music's 2014-15 Humanities & Sciences Undergraduate Prize in Musical Performance. At age 13, Hugo performed at Carnegie Hall as a winner of both the solo and duo divisions of the American Fine Arts Festival. He has since performed in various venues in England, Austria, Germany, Hungary, and Japan. In November 2014, he was piano soloist for Chopin’s Concerto No. 1 with the Stanford Philharmonia.
Hugo's recital program will include the following selections:
- Scriabin: Sonata No. 4
- Beethoven: Sonata Op. 53