The first place winner of the 2014 PianoArts North American Competition, Carmen Knoll began playing the piano at age five. She has won numerous international competitions, including the Yamaha USASU International Piano Competition (2013), Asia-Pacific International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition (2012), Normann Juilliard Piano Scholarship Competition (2012), and LISMA International Music Competition. Audiences have enjoyed Knoll’s solo performances at the Juilliard School, the Lincoln Center at Paul Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center.
The February 7 program at the Wilson Center will include:
Glinka/Balakirev - The Lark
Robert Schumann - Carnaval, Op. 9
Sergei Prokofiev - Sonata No. 7
I. Allegro inquieto
II. Andante caloroso
Maurice Ravel - La Valse