George Li, piano

Hometown: Lexington, MA

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On July 1, 2015, George Li won the silver medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition, becoming the first American to place since 1990, and only one of three Americans to place 2nd. Listen to his incredible final round performance here.

In 2016, George was awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant!

In 2017, George Li signs to Warner Classics and releases debut recording and was awarded the 2017 Arthur Waser Prize for outstanding soloists

On April 2018, George was awarded the Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts.


Meet George

George Li first appeared on From the Top Show 144 in Boston, MA, recorded on May 24, 2006, at age 10. He returned as a guest artist on Show 313 in Boston, MA, recorded on October 4, 2015, following his silver medal win at the XV International Tchaikovsky competition.

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George also appeared on Season 1 of From the Top Live at Carnegie Hall on PBS. Watch here.

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