Li Yundi

'Looking for Leehom' most entertaining scene in Spring Festival Gala

Screen grab from Spring Festival Gala showing Li Yundi (left) and Lu Chen. Photo: SCMP Photos

“Looking for Leehom” has become the latest trending term among China’s netizens, thanks to a joke made on the nation’s most viewed television programme.

Tuesday, 12 February, 2013, 9:17am

Yundi more pugilist than romantic in Tchaikovsky concerto

Pianist Yundi

Yundi's Tchaikovsky

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Cultural Centre Concert Hall

September 7

11 Sep 2012 - 3:15am

Energy good but more structure needed in Li's Beethoven interpretations

Energy good but more structure needed in Li's Beethoven interpretations

Beethoven 3 Sonatas

Li Yundi



A stern, unsmiling Li Yundi on the cover of his first album since returning to classical music giant Deutsche Grammophon sets the tone of his debut Beethoven recordings.

31 Aug 2012 - 2:35pm

Li Yundi leaves the Chopin at home for holiday concert in celebration of the 'motherland'

Li Yundi's latest date in the city was undoubtedly one of the holiday season's most popular concerts.

An audience of more than 3,000 attended the Chongqing -born pianist's performance on Thursday at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, among them Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Li tinkles ivories at birthday bash

Dickson Group of Companies 30th anniversary party

Where: Harvey Nichols, Central

When: October 23

What: Hong Kong-based purveyor of luxury fashion and accessories brands, Dickson Group, celebrated its 30th anniversary. Renowned pianist Yundi Li entertained the guests with a performance.

12 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Finger on the musical pulse

Given name: Xue Xiaoqiu Born: Nanjing Zodiac sign: Leo Chinese zodiac: Snake Nickname: Duo Duo Album: Magic Finger (2010)

I've been to Hong Kong ... many times in the past. In 2005 and 2006, I had some shows at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. This time I'm here to promote my new album.

15 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Win tickets

Pianist Wang Yuja is the latest sensation in the classical world, not so much because she is 'the next Li Yundi or Lang Lang', but because the 23-year-old is so impressive one US critic wrote: 'To listen to her in action is to re-examine whatever assumptions you may have had about how well the piano can actually be played.' You can catch her in action as she performs Prokofiev's Piano Conce

24 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Yundi Li in Recital

The pianist (above) plays works by Chopin. Today, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$280-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

8 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Star knows the score

Colleen Lee Ka-ling is internationally acclaimed as one of the leading pianists of her generation. But at her former school, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (APA), the 29-year-old is seen as everyone's big sister.

5 Nov 2009 - 12:00am


In last Tuesday's (Sept 9) review of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra concert Yundi Li's Ravel, our reviewer erroneously stated that 'the most chilling moments [in Dream of a Witches' Sabbath] came with Michael Campbell's vibrant clarinet contributions'. The player was in fact John Schertle. We apologise for the error.

16 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Yundi Li's Ravel

Yundi Li's Ravel

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

HK Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Reviewed: Sept 5

9 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Li Yundi's Ravel

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Tomorrow and Saturday, 8pm

Pianist Li Yundi returns to open Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's new season this weekend with Ravel's Piano Concerto, under the baton of artistic director and chief conductor Edo de Waart.

4 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Leading tenor takes a back seat to local stars at watch shop opening

It's not often that one of the world's top tenors opens a watch shop. But there was Placido Domingo last Thursday afternoon, after holding a press conference with his touring guest vocalist Katherine Jenkins, at Emperor Watch & Jewellery's new Causeway Bay Rolex shop, dotting the eyes of the lion dancing at the ceremony.

3 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Iconic curved tower a coup for architect

His latest project is an icon before it is complete. Ma Yansong's curvy design for a 50-storey tower block in Mississauga, Canada, was nicknamed 'the Marilyn Monroe building' when it won the design contract, the first ever landed by a mainland architect for a landmark building abroad.

26 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Gala dinner honours Yundi Li

The final night of Yundi Li's recent concert series with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra last month also served as the prelude to a fund-raising gala dinner for the prestigeous cultural institution.

After a performance by Prokofiev, the black-tie crowd enjoyed post-show cocktails and fine dining at the InterContinental Hong Kong.

15 Feb 2008 - 12:00am