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‘Rising star of the piano’ Siqian Li brings a sparkling recital to St James's Church Sussex Garden

Award-winning Chinese pianist Siqian Li will perform in a sparkling recital at St James's Church Sussex Garden, with a stylistically diverse recital of works by Debussy, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Chopin and Liszt at 7.30pm on 26 February 2022.

Add to my Calendar 26-02-2022 19:30 26-02-2022 21:30 36 ‘Rising star of the piano’ Siqian Li brings a sparkling recital to St James's Church Sussex Garden (This concert has a run time of approximately 87 minutes, including an interval). A ‘rising star of the piano’, Chinese pianist Siqian Li brings elegance, dynamism and exceptional musical quality to her performances.Commended for her ‘virtuosity and talent’ (Annecy Classic Festival), her ‘huge emotional range and effortless pianistic control’ (Paul Lewis), and her ‘graceful and touching’ (Emanuel Ax) approach, Siqian has appeared in concerts and recitals around the world. Siqian’s approach to her work as a pianist is compelling; ever-striving to find the truth within a piece, she invites audiences to have a genuine encounter with classical music. The level of depth Siqian brings to her musical exploration, coupled with her shining pianism, has led to Siqian winning multiple awards. She is the first prize winner of the Chappell Medal Piano Competition 2020 (the Royal College of Music’s top award for pianists) and a semi-finalist of the Leeds International Piano Competition 2018. For more than a decade, Siqian has been sharing her musical talent all around the world. In 2014, she appeared alongside Benjamin Grosvenor and David Fray in a recital at Annecy Classic Festival which was broadcast live on medici.tv, the world’s leading classical music channel. Consistently active on the festival circuit, Siqian has also given recitals at Festival d’Auvers sur-Oise, Dinard Festival International de Musique, Lancaster Music Festival, Shanghai International Music Festival, and BNP Paribas Rising Star Piano Festival.  St James' Church, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

St James' Church
Sussex Gardens
Paddington

London
W2 3UD
England


Programme

Claude Debussy12 Preludes, Book I
Franz LisztMephisto Waltz no.1, S.514
Frédéric ChopinNocturne in D-flat major, Op.27 No.2
Sergei RachmaninovPrelude in C minor, Op.23 No.7
Ludwig van BeethovenFantasia in G minor, Op.77

Performers

Siqian Li – Piano

Programme Note

(This concert has a run time of approximately 87 minutes, including an interval).

A ‘rising star of the piano’, Chinese pianist Siqian Li brings elegance, dynamism and exceptional musical quality to her performances.

Commended for her ‘virtuosity and talent’ (Annecy Classic Festival), her ‘huge emotional range and effortless pianistic control’ (Paul Lewis), and her ‘graceful and touching’ (Emanuel Ax) approach, Siqian has appeared in concerts and recitals around the world.

Siqian’s approach to her work as a pianist is compelling; ever-striving to find the truth within a piece, she invites audiences to have a genuine encounter with classical music. The level of depth Siqian brings to her musical exploration, coupled with her shining pianism, has led to Siqian winning multiple awards. She is the first prize winner of the Chappell Medal Piano Competition 2020 (the Royal College of Music’s top award for pianists) and a semi-finalist of the Leeds International Piano Competition 2018.

For more than a decade, Siqian has been sharing her musical talent all around the world. In 2014, she appeared alongside Benjamin Grosvenor and David Fray in a recital at Annecy Classic Festival which was broadcast live on medici.tv, the world’s leading classical music channel. Consistently active on the festival circuit, Siqian has also given recitals at Festival d’Auvers sur-Oise, Dinard Festival International de Musique, Lancaster Music Festival, Shanghai International Music Festival, and BNP Paribas Rising Star Piano Festival. 

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