Chinese pianist Yuemeng Li was born in 1996 and began her music studies at the age of 5. By the age of 10, she already performed in Germany as a gold medallist of the Beethoven Festival(Bonn) Invitational Competition. She continued her studies in Beijing at China Central Conservatory of Music from 2006.

 

As the first prize winner in the Central Conservatory of Music’s Academy Piano Competition and the silver medallist of the China Central Television Piano Competition, Yuemeng had rich experience of performances with prestigious orchestras, including China Philharmonic Orchestra, Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra, Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra and Taiwan Wuling Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2015, Yuemeng was invited to perform a recital at the BNP Paribas Piano Festival. As a Chinese young pianist, her appearance in many best-known concert halls, giving recitals successfully, both in the mainland and Taiwan.  

 

Under the tutelage of professor Colin Stone, Yuemeng has started her undergraduate education at the Royal Academy of Music since 2015, and won the second prize in the “Lilian Davies Prize” at the same year. In 2017, she participated the Beethoven Sonata Series in the Royal Academy of Music’s Piano Festival. Yuemeng cultivated her enthusiasm in composition as well, her original cadenza of Mozart Concerto K.595 was awarded the highly commended prize of the best Cadenza in the Mozart Concerto Exam. Most recently, Yuemeng was engaged by the London School Symphony Orchestra to play Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in preparation for a concert in the Barbican Concert Hall and her musical talent was highly appreciated by the artistic director Peter Ash and the members of LSSO.