Yundi Li

The Art of Yundi Li

It started back in 2000, when pianist Yundi Li won the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw. From there he went on to record six albums as an exclusive DG artist. Now here’s an extract of these recordings, with both solo works and concertos in an amazing collection of virtuosic and dreamily romantic music.
The selections are:


  • Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9 No. 2
  • Impromptu No. 4 in C sharp minor, Op. 66 ‘Fantaisie-Impromptu’
  • Nocturne No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 9 No. 1
  • Étude Op. 10 No. 5 in G flat major ‘Black Key’
  • Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58: Scherzo
  • Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29


  • Grande Étude de Paganini, S. 141 No. 3 ‘La Campanella’
  • Concert Paraphrase on Rigoletto, S.434 after Verdi’s opera
  • Liebestraum, S541 No. 3 (Nocturne in A flat major)
  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S124: Allegro Maestoso


  • Piano Sonata No. 10 in C major, K330: 1 – Allegro Moderato


  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16: Scherzo

Scarlatti, D:

  • Keyboard Sonata K13 in G major


  • Carnaval, Op. 9

Performed by Yundi Li (piano)

This CD includes several selections of music by Chopin, Liszt and Schumann, as well as movements from the Mozart and Prokofiev piano concertos.

There is over 80 minutes great music and exceptional playing in a seamless sequence. Have a look and listen to Yundi Li’s terrific playing in the videos below

Here is pianist Yundi Li in Chopin Nocturnes Op 9 No 1, 2 & Op 48 No 1:



And next we hear Yundi Li playing the Chopin Scherzo No. 1 Op. 30



Tags: Yundi Li, Chopin, Mozart, Liszt, Schumann

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