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Watch George Li recap 2015 Tchaikovsky Competition

George Li, 2012 Gilmore Young Artist, recently took home Second Prize at the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition. He was the youngest competitor and only American in the final round of the competition.

Watch’s interview with the young artist, and look out for the final few live broadcasts from the Verbier Festival here. broadcast the entire Tchaikovsky Competition for the first time this year, opening the competition up to a wide range of audiences across the globe.

“Every time I went on stage, I just turned on my concentration lenses and focused on music, and from then on it was okay,” said Li, who appreciated his digital audience during the competition. “All the work I put into the competition really helped me go up another level.”