pianist

YUNDI

  • October 7, 1982 Chongqing (Chine)

Biography

Yundi (formerly known as Yundi Li) was propelled on to the international music scene in 2000 when he won first prize at the Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw. At 18 years of age, he was not only the youngest and first Chinese winner in the history of the prestigious competition, but also the first pianist to be awarded the first prize for 15 years. 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, also the year of Chopin’s 200th anniversary.

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