Arts at the Alger launches 2016–2017 season with Gilmore Young Artist, pianist Daniel Hsu

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Photo DanielHsu Performance WebGROSSE POINTE FARMS, Michigan (September 26, 2016) — Arts at the Alger, The War Memorial’s premier performing arts series, launches its 2016–2017 season with two special performances by 2016 Gilmore Young Artist Award winner, pianist Daniel Hsu.

On October 12, guests are invited to an exclusive and limited launch party hosted by Drs. Ali Moiin and William Kupsky at their historic Grosse Pointe Park residence, Tilling House. The night will feature a hosted bar, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, a virtuostic performance, and the opportunity to meet and talk with Daniel Hsu. The event begins at 7:00 p.m.; tickets are $125, and include VIP access to Mr. Hsu’s second performance, two days later. Patrons will receive directions to Tilling House upon the purchase of their tickets.

On October 14, Daniel Hsu will perform a full concert in The War Memorial’s beautiful Crystal Ballroom. The concert begins at 8:00 p.m. VIP tickets are $45; general admission tickets are $25. The War Memorial is located at 32 Lake Shore Drive in Grosse Pointe Farms.

Tickets for both events can be purchased online at www.warmemorial.org, or by calling 313.881.7511.

A San Francisco native, Daniel Hsu began studying at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia at age 10. Now 19, Daniel still studies at Curtis, pursuing a degree in Piano Performance. Mr. Hsu is the winner of multiple first-place awards, including the International Russian Piano Competition, the Pacific Musical Piano Competition, and, of course, the Gilmore Young Artist Award.

The Gilmore Young Artist Award, presented by the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, is awarded every two years to the most promising of the new generation of U.S. pianists. Each Gilmore Young Artist receives a $15,000 stipend to further their musical career, as well as a commission towards a new piano composition.