Horowhenua Chronicle - 2021-07-23


Pianist to perform


Young pianist Lixin Zhang, who is due to perform in Waikanae on Sunday, August 1, has just won the Silver Medal at the prestigious Gina Bachauer Young Artists International Piano Competition in the United States. Lixin, aged 19, was the only competitor from Australasia selected for the final. The competition is normally held in Salt Lake City, but because of the pandemic, this year’s event was held online with viewers around the world able to watch the final rounds. Lixin, who has already won several of New Zealand’s top piano


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