The Independent profiles pianist Li Yundi, who has not taken the spotlight of his contemporary Lang Lang, but is equally admired in the classical music world: As the son of a steel worker in provincial Chongqing, Yundi Li was...
by Gao Fei | Apr 4, 2007
The New York Times has published the second article in a series, “looking at China’s embrace of Western classical music”: With stunning swiftness China’s surging ranks of classical musicians have found a home in Western concert halls, conservatories and opera houses, jolting a musical tradition born in the courts and churches of Europe. Large solo […]
by Sophia Cao | Nov 18, 2006
From CRI via China.org: Young Chinese classical piano sensation Li Yundi(Êùé‰∫ëËø™), the “successor of romantic pianist masters,” has released his new album, “Chopin, Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1.” The album includes Frederic Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.1, Li’s signature piece that helped him win the prestigious International Chopin Competition in 2000 at 18, becoming the youngest-ever […]
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