LUN LI • CLASSICAL VIOLIN
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2023
CHESTER MEETING HOUSE
A native of Shanghai, China, Lun Li has won numerous awards, including first prize in the 2021 Young Concert Artists Susan Wadsworth International Auditions. In 2012, his quartet was invited to perform at the Helsinki Music Centre Festival. He has served as concertmaster of the Pacific Festival Orchestra, and toured with the Curtis Institute of Music, the Marlboro Music Festival, and Young Concert Artists. In 2023 he will make his solo recital debut at Merkin Hall in New York City and at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, as well as his concerto debut at Lincoln Center.
An avid chamber musician, he has participated in the Marlboro Music Festival, the Verbier Music Festival Academy, Music@Mento’s international program, and Music from Angelfire. He has worked with such prestigious artists as Kim Kashkashian, Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian, Marcy Rosen, Steven Tenebom, Peter Wiley, and members of the Calidore, Doric, and Miro String Quartets.
Lun holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School. His mentors include Ida Kavafian, Catherine Cho, and Joseph Lin. He is currently pursuing an artist diploma, as well as serving as Catherine Cho’s teaching assistant, at The Juilliard School.