“All of a sudden I felt like I had entered a different world. It was a unique and amazing experience [...] people were coming up to me and saying that listening to me had changed their lives. I was shocked. I didn’t know before that music had that kind of power.” That is how George Li described his first steps onto a stage as a teenager, before winning the Second Prize for Piano at the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition, beginning his brilliant career. The generous artist was also a past member of the Verbier Festival Academy, and with this recital Li returns to the heart of the Swiss Alps to perform masterpieces by Beethoven and Schumann.
George Li appears courtesy of Erato Warner Classics.
Photo : George Li © Simon Fowler
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Verbier Festival 2016