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Che Li, China

Pianist Che Li, a native of Zhejiang, China, has been an active performer in both the United States and China. In 2016, he performed the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra in Shanghai (China). In 2019, he performed Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California. In 2023, Che Li performed the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 with the Mercury Orchestra at the New England Conservatory (Boston, Massachusetts). He has appeared as solo recitalist at the Wenzhou (China) University School of Music, at the Cadillac Shanghai Concert Hall in Shanghai (China), at the Hefei (China) Grand Theater—as part of the “Yangtze River Delta New Shining Stars”series.

Che Li is recently declared winner of the 2023 Fou Ts’ong International Concerto Competition. He won first place in the National Youth Piano Open Competition at Shanghai Conservatory of Music and second place in the German Grotrian Competition in China. He is also a prize winner of numerous other competitions including the Irmler International Piano Competition in Qingdao, China, the Xinghai National Piano Competition, and the Shenzhen Piano Competition. He has participated in a number of piano festivals, including PianoTexas International Festival and Academy (Fort Worth, Texas), PianoSummer (New Paltz, New York), and the Cleveland International Music Festival (Cleveland, Ohio).

Che Li began piano studies at the age of four, taught by his mother. At age 12, he was accepted into the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Professor Yunlin Yang. He is a recent (2023) graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music where he studied with HaeSun Paik and obtained a bachelor of music in Piano Performance. He is now pursuing a master’s degree with Alexander Korsantia at the New England Conservatory. He has participated in masterclasses with esteemed pedagogues including Yoheved Kaplansky, Hung-Kuan Chen, and Jerome Lowenthal.



 † prof. Barbara Hesse- Bukowska


Artistic Director:

Dr Krystian Tkaczewski



prof.Maciej Piotrowski


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