“a big, gorgeous tone and a mesmerizing touch”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
The unanimous First Prize winner of the Concours Musical de France, Zhenni Li also received top prizes from the International Russian, Grieg, Kosciusko Chopin, and Heida Hermanns competitions. She has performed in Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Merkin Concert Hall, Norway’s Grieghallen, and the Berliner Philarmonie, and recently released her debut CD, Melancholie, for the Steinway & Sons label. Upcoming are recording projects including Beethoven’s 65 Variations and works of Sergei Bortkiewicz, entitled Une lettre, also for Steinway & Sons, and performances with the Fairbanks and Knoxville symphony orchestras. She studied at The Juilliard School, Yale School of Music, and McGill University, and is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Philadelphia’s Fishin’ in C chamber music series and The Last Soirée, a multi-genre series in New York.