Patricio Molina - Chopin Mazurka Op. 59 No. 3
  • Classical music composed by Frédéric Chopin RecitalPATRICIO MOLINA, PIANIST A native of Chile, the 18- year-old pianist Patricio Molina made his debut at the tender age of three appearing with the Catholic University of Chile's Orchestra on the popular television program "Venga Conmigo" (come with me). Immediate following his appearance, Patricio was awarded a full scholarship by "Amigos del Teatro Municipal", the educational funding arm of the Municipal Theater of Santiago. This scholarship enabled Patricio to study free of charge in the School for the Arts within the University of Chile for the next ten years. During this time he won the "Claudio Arrau International Piano Competition" three times (I, II and III Level), and performed concerts in Germany, Jordan and throughout Chile. Upon his arrival in the United States in 2004, Patricio entered Manhattan School of Music where he is a full scholarship student in the studio of Dr. Marc Silverman, Chairman of the Conservatory's Piano Department. His talents were quickly recognized by the New York Times which described him as "a gifted young artist" when they heard his performance on the Symphony Space "Wall-to-Wall Stravinsky" program. In 2005, Patricio was awarded First Prize in the International Piano Competition of New as well the Grand Prize as the outstanding performer in all categories of the competition. As the winner of last season's Precollege Concerto Competition, Patricio performed Saint Saens's Concerto No. 2 in G minor with the Manhattan School of Music ...

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