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BingBing Li

– Posted in: Hebden Bridge Piano Festival 2020

Sunday April 26th – time tbc

Tickets available from mid-March online, by post and from Hebden Bridge Town Hall (weekdays). No telephone booking.

One of today’s outstanding Chinese pianists, BingBing Li has performed around the world as a soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist with Naxos. In her childhood she was describes as a child prodigy. At the age of 10, she was nominated to record complete Bach Inventions and Sinfonias on a national label (Universal Music) in collaboration with her school, Central Conservatory of Music, this recording is still available today as a testimony of her success.

Praised for her highly imaginative and musically intelligent playing. Her performance has been described in the London Times and many other reviews as having vigour and authority, an outstanding pianist with genuine brilliance and phenomenal artistry.

She was appointed an Associated Royal Academy of Music (ARAM), where she had previously won several awards and studied under Professor Christopher Elton with a full scholarship for both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. She has received many major scholarships and prizes, and graduated with a DipRAM for outstanding performance. She began taking teaching covers while studying at the Royal Academy of Music, and was later appointed to teach at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, recently appointed in Royal Northern College of Music. She has received invitations to give masterclasses and to adjudicate in China and the UK, and past venues include Central Conservatory of Music Middle School, Xinghai Conservatory of Music, China Conservatory of Music Middle School, Xiamen University Music College and Jilin University Music College.

Currently, BingBing enjoys exploring neglected music. The highlight to date includes a recording of Walter Niemann’s Sonatas on the Naxos Label, which has received international acclaim.