Join us on Saturday, April 17 at 3:00 pm to hear pianist Ying Li present a solo recital. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Ying performed here with the AYA Trio in September 2020.



Program

    ComposerWorkYear
    Wolfgang Amadeus MozartPiano Sonata in F major, KV 3321784
    Claude DebussyImages, Book 11905
    Franz LisztParaphrase de concert sur Rigoletto, S.4341859
    Johannes BrahmsVariations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel1861


    About the Concert

    Our concerts take place at a private residence in southern Rhode Island. The street address is 103 North Road, Wakefield, RI 02879.

    Map and Directions

    This performance begins at 3:00 pm. Guests should plan to arrive at least 15 minutes ahead of time. After the concert, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their backgrounds, interests, and career plans.

    Prior to the concert, Craig Maynard will lead a short discussion about today's program. This pre-concert event will take place at 2:00 pm, one hour before the performance.

    Advance reservations are required. If you’d like to attend this concert, send us an email and tell us the number of seats you want. If seating is available, we’ll confirm your reservation. If not, we’ll add you to the waiting list. If we confirm your reservation and you decide not to attend, please let us know so others can take your place.

    The suggested contribution for this concert is $40 per person. Contributions are collected at the door. We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards. Newcomers, no contribution required — your first concert is on us.


    About the Artist

    Chinese pianist Ying Li entered the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in 2012 as a student of Robert McDonald, Seymour Lipkin, and Jonathan Biss. She graduated from Curtis in 2019 and began work on a graduate degree at The Juilliard School in New York, where she studies with Robert McDonald.

    Ms. Li has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras including her most recent debut with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. She has also worked with Symphony in C, the Longwood Symphony Orchestra, the Brevard Music Center Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, and the “Mihail Jora” Philharmonic Orchestra of Romania.

    Some highlights among her competition awards are First prize in the Artist Series of Sarasota national competition, First prizes of both Solo Competition and Concerto Competition of the Brevard Music Festival, First prize in the 7th Liszt International Competition for Young Pianists in Moscow, Russia, and the First prize and the audience prize in the 7th International Competition for Young Pianists ‘A Step Towards Mastery’ in St. Petersburg, Russia. As an avid chamber musician, Ms. Li has participated in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute in Chicago, Four Seasons Winter Workshop in NC, and in summer 2019, she will be joining the prestigious La Jolla Music Society in California.