18 LI Zhenni

LI Zhenni
China
age 29

McGill University, Schulich School of Music, Montreal 2014–
Yale School of Music 2012–2014
The Juilliard School 2006–2012

Zhenni Li (born 18 December 1987) has performed at such venues as the Lincoln Center Alice Tully Hall in New York, the Grieghallen in Bergen, and the Théâtre de Vevey in Switzerland. Recent engagements include a performance with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, and solo recitals in Philadelphia and Montreal. Zhenni Li was the winner of the 2017 New York Concert Artists Worldwide Debut Audition, the International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition in Norway, and the unanimous first prize at the Concours Musical de France. She attended the Juilliard School, where she earned her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees under Seymour Lipkin and Joseph Kalichstein in 2012. Having obtained her Artist Diploma studying with Peter Frankl at Yale School of Music, she is now completing her doctorate studies at McGill School of Music under Stéphane Lemelin.

COMPETITION REPERTOIRE

First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in B-flat minor (WTK I)
ROBERT MUCZYNSKI Desperate Measures op. 48 (1994)
CHOPIN Etude in C major op. 10/7
RACHMANINOFF Etude-tableau in E-flat minor op. 33/6
LOWELL LIEBERMANN Four Etudes on Brahms Songs: IV Eine gute, gute Nacht (2004)
BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 32 in C minor op. 111

Second round

ZHENNI LI Piano Suite no. 2 (2017)
SIBELIUS Opus 76: II Etude; Opus 58: I Rêverie
SCHUMANN Sonata no. 1 in F-sharp minor op. 11
BARTÓK Two Elegies op. 8b: Elegie no. 1

Finals

ELGAR Piano Quinte, op. 84
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto no. 3 op. 30