Liu Yang (violinist)

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Yang Liu
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Violinist
Instruments Violin

Yang Liu (Chinese: 刘扬; pinyin: Liú Yáng) is an international award-winning Chinese classical violinist and professor of violin at Roosevelt University School of Performing Arts in Chicago.[1]

Yang was born in Qingdao, China, in 1976. He began studying under Lin Yaoji at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing at the age of nine. At ten he received an invitation to play Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen vvith the NHK Orchestra in Tokyo. Later he studied with Dorothy DeLay and Kurt Sassmannshaus at the University of Cincinnati – College-Conservatory of Music. He was a medalist at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 2002.[2]

The "Lady Tennant" Stradivarius violin was permanently loaned to him in 2005.[3] It was presented to "violinist Yang Liu by the Stradivari Society on an indefinite loan. On June 15, he gave the violin’s first public performance in 25 years at the Kennedy Center." [4]

Yang performs regularly at the Aspen Music Festival.

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  1. ^ http://www.kuhmann.com/YangLiu/
  2. ^ http://www.allthingsstrings.com/News/News/Lady-Tennant-Stradivari-Presented-to-Violinist-Yang-Liu Lady Tennant Stradivari Presented to Violinist Yang Liu By Erin Shrader posted November 2005
  3. ^ 刘扬牵手丹麦交响乐团来穗演出 (in Chinese). Yangcheng Evening News. May 20, 2011. Retrieved June 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.allthingsstrings.com/News/News/Lady-Tennant-Stradivari-Presented-to-Violinist-Yang-Liu Lady Tennant Stradivari Presented to Violinist Yang Liu By Erin Shrader posted November 2005

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