Saturday, February 05, 2022 | 3:00 PM

Tianyuan Liu, piano (Winner of the 2019 Yale Gordon Competition)

Location: Baltimore Museum of Art

Enjoy an afternoon of world-class art and music-making at the BMA with Tianyuan Liu, winner of the 2019 Yale Gordon Competition. A recent alumnus of The Peabody Conservatory, he’s earned prizes in China, Japan, Serbia, Spain, and Ukraine, and appeared with the Xiamen and Wuhan philharmonics, and the Ukrainian State and Milwaukee symphonies.

Venue: Baltimore Museum of Art

Suggested Donation: $10; General Seating

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Tianyuan Liu

Tianyuan Liu was born in Beijing in May 1998 and began to play the piano at the age of five. From 2005 to 2017, he studied with Professor Bao Hui-Qiao. At the age of ten, in 2008, he entered the Central Conservatory of Music attached Primary and Middle School. Meanwhile, since 2005, he attended the British School of Beijing for academic studies, where he remained until graduation of Secondary studies in 2015 with an IB Diploma. In 2017, Tianyuan began studies in the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University, under the tutelage of Professor Boris Slutsky, whom he studies with to the present day.

Tianyuan made his concerto debut in Kiev, Ukraine playing Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D major with the Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then, Tianyuan had appeared with the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Xiamen Opera Symphony Orchestra, the Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra, the Torun City Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, playing concertos by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Saint-Saens, Liszt, and Rachmaninov. As a soloist, Tianyuan held recitals in China, Europe, and the US, appearing on stage in Beijing, Shanghai, Milwaukee, Bydgoszcz, Puigcerda, and other cities in his home country of China.

Tianyuan is the winner of many international piano competitions; being the Second Prize winner of the 2nd Sviatoslav Richter International Piano Competition, the First Prize winner of the Yale Gordon Competition (USA), the First Prize winner and the recipient of the award of a best performance for a work by JS Bach and North American Composer in the PianoArts North American Piano Competition (USA), and the First Prize and Laureate in the Eighth Isidor Bajic Piano Memorial Competition (Serbia). He won the Second Prize in the IXth international Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz (Ukraine), and the Second Prize in the Xth International Volodimir Krainev Competition for Young Pianists (Ukraine). Tianyuan also obtained prizes in many national and festival competitions, such as the Third Prize in the 1st Changjiang National Piano Competition (China), First Prize in the Puigcerda Festival Competition (Spain), Third Prize in the 16th Hamamatsu International Piano Academy Competition (Japan) etc. As a student, he has received guidance from Oxana Yablonskaya, Alexander Korsantia, Arie Vardi, Vladimir Tropp, Richard Goode, and Jerome Lowenthal in masterclasses and music festivals.

Graduating from Peabody Conservatory in 2021, Tianyuan was awarded the Pauline Favine Memorial Award in Piano for his contribution to the musical and educational life at Peabody and the Johns Hopkins University and performed at the graduation ceremony.

To Be Announced

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