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Famous Chinese Pianist Yundi Performing in Zagreb

Li YundiFamous Chinese classical pianist Yundi will perform a concert in Zagreb’s Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall on Tuesday night…

Yundi, or Yundi Li as he was formerly known, rose to fame after becoming the  youngest pianist to win the International Frédéric Chopin Piano Competition, in 2000, at the age of 18. The Beijing-resident will play Chopin, Schumann and Beethoven to the Zagreb crowd as part of his European tour tomorrow night.

Yundi began studying piano at the age of seven, before studying at the Shenzhen Arts School in China, and later a the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover in Hanover, Germany. He has received many top awards at various competitions throughout his career, and has played at venues such as New York’s  Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall in London, , do Salle Pleyel in Paris and Mariinsky Concert Hall in St Petersburg.

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