Pianist to perform throughout county

Lukas Vondracek returns this year as the soloist of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra's concert "Russian Rhapsody" at 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday. He also will perform recitals at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Historic Beaufort Campus and at 5 p.m. Jan. 23 at Lowcountry Presbyterian Church in Bluffton.

Vondracek performed at Carnegie Hall's Weill Hall on Nov. 22, 2010, as the first prize winner of the 2010 Hilton Head International Piano Competition.

Details and tickets: www.hhso.org, 843-842-2055