When they met, Ning-Wu Du and Helen Sim hit all the right notes. The two pianists married and have been playing concerts around the world.The duo will visit the University for the Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Series this weekend.
They will give a recital Sunday, Jan. 25, at 3 p.m. in the Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall. The program will include selections by Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin.
On Saturday, Jan. 24, the couple also will present a master class from 10 a.m. to noon in the Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall.
Du and Sim took the stage of Carnegie Hall for the first time in 2000. Since then, the talented duo has played for audiences in the United States, China, Italy and Norway.
They are faculty members at the Xinghai Conservatory of Music in Guangzhou, China, where they established the first piano duo curriculum in the country.
For more information on the free, public events, go to the UT Department of Music’s website at utoledo.edu/comm-arts/music.