32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application NingYuen Li

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02 Nov 1993


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11311 Hessler Road, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Ohio 44106

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Bach Prelude and Fugue BWV 863 5
Mozart Sonata K.332 15

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Graham Hair Under Aldebaran Under Aldebaran 4
Chopin Barcarolle 9
Prokofiev Sonata No.7 17

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Beethoven Sonata No.23 26
Chopin Etudes Op.25 31
Chopin Nocturne Op.62 No.1 7

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Franck: Sonata in A major

Piano Quintet

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major Op 44

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 23 in A major K488

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Rachmaninoff: Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18

Audition video


22-year-old NingYuen Li has won a number of international prizes. In 2004, he won the Gold Prize of the 5th International Chopin Piano Competition in Asia held in Japan, the first prize of the Wiesbaden International Piano Competition in 2004 in Wiesbaden, Germany; and in 2004 was the winner of the 13th Hong Kong (Asia) Piano Open Competition in Hong Kong. He also was the first prize winner in the Class A and the first prize in the concerto class of the 2007 14th Hong Kong (Asia) Piano Open Competition in Hong Kong, the first prize in the Hong Kong & Macau regional competition of the Steinway and Sons International Youth piano competition in 2007, and he won the second prize of Steinway and Sons piano competition in China. In 2013 he won the third prize in the Paderewski International Piano Competition in Los Angeles, California. In 2015 He won the first prize of Lennox Piano competition in Dallas TX. He had performed in many cities in South Korea, United States and China, including venues in Hong Kong, ShenZhen, and Wuhan. He also played with ShenZhen Symphony Orchestra and Richardson Symphony.
Li started studying piano when he was seven years old. He studied with Zhaoyi Dan at the Shenzhen Art School and later under Professor Eleanor Wong, who is Senior Lecturer and Artist-in-Residence of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying under Mr. Sergei Babayan.


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