Issued March 10, 1999

Contact: Diane Greenberg (516) 344-2347 or Mona S. Rowe (516) 344-5056




Upton, NY - The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory will present a concert featuring pianist Du Huang at the Laboratory's Berkner Hall on Thursday, March 25, at 8 p.m. Open to the public, the event is free, but donations will be gratefully accepted to help fund future concerts.

A native of Shanghai, China, Du Huang earned both bachelor's and master's degrees in music from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Mr. Huang has been a soloist with the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra of the University of Colorado, and he has performed with numerous chamber music ensembles, including the Cincinnati Piano Trio from 1995 to 1997. He is currently a member of the Contemporary Chamber Players at Stony Brook, and he is pursuing his doctoral degree in music from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

The program for the concert consists of Bach's French Suite No.3; Debussy's Images, (Book II); Chopin's Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante; and Schumann's Fantasie in C major, Op. 17.

No reservations are necessary. For more information, call (516)344-3550 for a recorded message. Brookhaven Lab is located on William Floyd Parkway (County Road 46), one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 on the Long Island Expressway.

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