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Music at Evergreen: Ying Li, piano
January 15 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$10 – $20
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Music at Evergreen is Evergreen Museum & Library’s popular and eclectic series of classical music concerts that continues The Honorable John Work Garrett and Alice Warder Garrett’s tradition of presenting intimate performances in their home. The series’s 69th season continues on January 15 with a performance by pianist Ying Li.
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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Twenty-four-year-old Chinese pianist Ying Li is the First Prize winner of the 2021 Young Concert Artists Susan Wadsworth International Auditions, as well as recipient of The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Prize and the Tri-I Noon Recitals Prize. She has received top awards in numerous national and international competitions, including the inaugural Antonio Mormone International Prize, Sarasota Artist Series Piano Competition, Brevard Music Festival, and the International Liszt Piano Competition for Young Pianists. She also was a finalist at Concours musical international de Montréal.
She has performed with many leading orchestras such as The Philadelphia Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, Brevard Music Festival Orchestra, L’Accademia Orchestra del La Scala, and the NWD-Philharmoniker.
Recent recitals also include Sala Verdi in Milan, Hammerklavier International Piano Festival in Barcelona, Teatro Alighieri in Ravenna, Fazioli Pianoforti in Sacile, and the C. Bechstein Series at the Konzerthaus in Berlin. Li was also featured on WQXR’s Eine-kleine Birthday-musik, a free, all-Mozart live-streamed concert from The Greene Space in New York City, to celebrate Mozart’s 266th birthday.
As an avid chamber musician, Li has appeared at prestigious festivals around the world, including the Verbier Festival Academy, ClassicheFORME International Chamber Music festival in Lecce, Ravinia’s Steans Institute, La Jolla Music Society, Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, the Artists Series Concerts in Sarasota, and the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival.
She began piano lessons at age five in China, and was a student at the Elementary School division of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. She then moved to Philadelphia in 2012, at age fourteen, to study at the Curtis Institute of Music with Jonathan Biss and Seymour Lipkin. After receiving the Bachelor of Music degree at Curtis Institute in 2019, she received her Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School in New York with Robert McDonald, and continues her studies with McDonald at the Juilliard School’s Artist Diploma Program.
The Music at Evergreen concert series is made possible by the Evergreen House Foundation.