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Yingdi Sun


Yingdi Sun won the First Prize in the 7th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition held in Utrecht, the Netherlands in April 2005, the first Chinese pianist to win this prestigious competition. In recent years, Yingdi has has performed in preeminent venues including Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw, Wigmore Hall, Konzerthaus Berlin, Tonhalle Zurich and Musikverein Vienna, among others. He has performed with many renowned orchestras including Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, along with the Sydney, Melbourne and Queensland Symphony Orchestras. He has enjoyed collaboration with conductors including Valery Gergiev, Myung-Whun Chung, Michel Plasson, Edo de Waart, Zoltan Kocsis, Stephane Dénève, David Stern, Long Yu, Muhai Tang, Tan Dun, Petr Altrichter, Ronald Zollman, among others. His outstanding interpretation of Liszt is praised by major media reports as the “Liszt in primary colours”. In 2017, Yingdi will be an international jury member of the 11th Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in Utrecht, Netherlands.