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Internationally acclaimed pianist performs solo

Yundi Li

Yundi Li

Internationally acclaimed pianist Yundi Li performs Beethoven Piano Sonatas at the Orpheum.

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Date and time

July 2 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Location

Orpheum, 601 Smithe Street at Seymour

Vancouver

Contact

1.855.985.5000 Ticketmaster

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Internationally acclaimed pianist Yundi Li was propelled onto the international stage when he won first prize at the XIV Chopin International Piano Competition at the age of 18, becoming the youngest and first Chinese winner in the history of the prestigious competition. Since then, he has been regarded as a leading exponent of Chopin’s music. In recognition of his contribution to Polish culture, the Government of Poland presented a Gold Medal for Merit to Culture ‘Gloria Artis’ to Yundi in 2010.

On his regular recital tours, Yundi has performed in such venues as Carnegie Hall (New York), Royal Festival Hall (London), Musikverein Vienna, Alte Opera Frankfurt, Herkulessaal (Munich), Konzerthaus Berlin, Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Salle Pleyel (Paris), Mariinsky Concert Hall (St Petersburg), National Centre for Performing Arts (Beijing), Seoul Arts Centre and Suntory Hall (Tokyo).

Programme:
Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor, op.13 'Pathetique'
Beethoven: Piano Sonata no.23 in F minor, op.57 'Appassionata'
Schumann: Fantasie in C, op.17
Liszt: Tarantella from Venezia e Napoli, S.159

Please note the performance starts on time at 7:30 pm, late comers may not be seated, please come early. Venue opens at 6:30 pm.