Top Chinese pianist Yundi cancels 2015 UK tour
Chinese piano player Yundi has has walked away from his tour of Europe this spring, meaning that he will not perform as part of the International Piano Series in April. His appearance at Symphony Hall Birmingham, slated for the same month, has also been cancelled. Yundi’s management explained that a close member of Yundi’s family is seriously ill and understandably the pianist does not want to travel at this time. All ticket holders will be contacted in due course.
Yundi’s Royal Festival Hall recital was due to take place on 13 April and his Birmingham performance was booked for 15 April. A replacement has not been indicated.
Li Yundi is a Chinese classical pianist. He is also popularly known as Yundi and formerly Yundi Li. Born in Chongqing, Li is most well known for being the youngest pianist to win the International