Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny/Cloudy    29 / 16 ℃  City Forecast

Home>>Life & Culture

Pianist Li Yundi gets a new post

By Liu Zhihua (China Daily)

08:47, May 24, 2012

Pianist Li Yundi will serve as deputy director of a newly founded Piano Research Institute with Sichuan Conservatory of Music, his alma mater.

It is reported that on May 25, Li will go to Chengdu to accept the post.

The director will be Dan Zhaoyi, his teacher. Li will be one of the three vice-directors.

Li will also be enrolled as a visiting associate professor of the college on the same day.

Officials from the college said the institute would look into the history of piano music in Sichuan province and Li would set up his studio so that piano students could learn from him face to face.

As the youngest and first Chinese winner in the history of the International Frédéric Chopin Piano Competition, Li enjoys great fame both home and abroad. He used to deliver lectures on the piano and Chinese culture at world famous universities, such as the University of Cambridge and Royal College of Music in London.

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:黄蓓蓓、王金雪)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Marginal weather flight training

  2. Preview of jewelry auction held in Hong Kong

  3. Longmen Grottos reassessed as national 5A scenic spot

  4. Animal Photography: Portraits of endangered species

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. What is the US' aim behind arms sales to Taiwan?
  2. Investment-driven growth no longer a viable option
  3. Summit can't stop NATO from being marginalized
  4. Easing liquidity not a cure-all
  5. As Beijing remains mum, trade relationships suffer
  6. Intentions behind Japanese right-wingers’ collusion with ‘World Uyghur Congress’
  7. Real intentions of US exercise in Middle East
  8. Short-term trade recovery expected to elude China
  9. Stronger policies needed to push dividend payouts
  10. US, China must co-op to defuse confidence crisis

What's happening in China

Int'l Exhibition on Police Equipment held in Beijing

  1. Chinese grads prefer to work in smaller cities
  2. Chinese cities build digital geographic systems
  3. Winning streak ends for mainland stocks
  4. Bond market to expand for SMEs
  5. A blind woman's talent for words

China Features

  1. High ticket prices, unaffordable landscapes
  2. Huangyan tensions
  3. 2012 Russia-China joint naval exercise
  4. 2nd Beijing International Film Festival
  5. Auto China 2012

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai