Sixteen-year-old Gilmore Young Artist George Li rounded off last season with a performance at the White House in an evening honoring Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, along with receiving the Young Concert Artists Award.
His first New York appearance opened the 51st Young Concert Artists Series at Merkin Hall. Other 2011-2012 highlights include the his debut in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center, and recitals in Vancouver, Maryland and Germany, along with multiple Gilmore Festival appearances. Li has performed with the Xiamen Philharmonic in China, the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra in Venezuela, the Boston and Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestras, and with I Solisti di Perugia in Italy.
He attends the Walnut Hill School for the Arts and studies piano at the New England Conservatory with Wha Kyung Byun. Li is a member of the New England Conservatory’s Vivace Trio.