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Sep 02, 2012

Yundi to kick off Hong Kong Philharmonic's 2012-2013 season September 7 & 8
Chinese pianist Yundi joins the Hong Kong Philharmonic to launch its 2012-2013 season with two concerts on Friday, September 7 and and Saturday, September 8. Yundi will perform Tchaikovsky's majestic First Piano Concerto, with Bolshoi Theatre Music Director Vassily Sinaisky leading at the podium. The season's inaugural program will also include Shostakovich's Festive Overture as well as his celebratory Ninth Symphony. September is a landmark month for Yundi, who releases his newest Deutsche Grammophon album, a recording of Beethoven's "Apassionata," "Moonlight," and "Pathétique" sonatas.

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Aug 29, 2012

Deutsche Grammophon releases Yundi's Beethoven Sonata Album September 3 in Asia
On Monday, September 3, Deutsche Grammophon releases Yundi's latest album, a recording of Beethoven Sonatas, featuring the German composer's most Romantic works, the "Apassionata," "Moonlight," and "Pathétique" sonatas. Yundi's latest disc with the iconic label will be first available this month in Asia, with the international release slated for February 2013.
Jul 29, 2012

The Yundi Macau Young Musicians Competition

On July 31 Yundi will judge the final round of the Yundi Macau Young Musicians Competition. The competition is open to Macau-born musicians under the age of 25 and honors its winner with the Melco Crown Entertainment-Yundi Scholarship that supports study at a world-renowned conservatory. The competition aims to promote the cultural talent of Macau by offering the most promising musicians a chance to pursue a professional career.

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May 24, 2012

Yundi named Deputy Director of Sichuan Conservatory's Piano Research Institute
Yundi has been named Deputy Director of the newly founded Piano Research Institute at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music, his alma mater. He will formally accept his post in Chengdu on May 25. Yundi will also serve as Visiting Associate Professor at the conservatory, maintaining a studio of piano students. His teacher, Dan Zhaoyi, will head the Piano Research Institute, which explores the tradition of piano music in Sichuan province.

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May 17, 2012

Yundi to make Turkish debut on June 2

Yundi to make Turkish debut on June 2: On June 2, Yundi will make his Turkish debut with a piano recital that celebrates the country’s 2012 China Cultural Year, the most comprehensive initiative to promote Chinese culture abroad and enhance relations between Turkey and China to date. Yundi begins his Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall performance with five Chopin Nocturnes, works that showcase an array of musical characters and moods. He continues the program with the Polish composer’s dazzling Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante before taking on the Piano Sonata in B-flat minor, a pianistic tour-de-force of technical brilliance and lyrical intensity. Yundi concludes his recital with three works from his native China: Pi Huang (Beijing Opera), Colourful Clouds Chasing the Moon, and In That Place Wholly Faraway. These Chinese melodies can be heard on Yundi’s recent EMI Classics album The Red Piano.

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UPCOMING CONCERTS

Aug 18 2017 Concert: Warsaw, National Philharmonic, Warsaw, Poland
Aug 29 2017 Concert: Chongqing, Chongqing Grand Theatre, Chongqing, China
Aug 31 2017 Concert: Guangzhou, XingHai Concert Hall, Guangzhou, China

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