Yanfeng Bai

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About This Project

Yanfeng Bai


21 y.o.


 Yanfeng Bai is an international prizewinner, taking:

  • the 1st prize at the China Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition (2018);
  • the 3rd prize at the Gotrian International piano competition in Germany;
  • the 1st prize at the Concerto Competition of the Morningside Music Bridge International Music Festival in 2017;
  • the 1st prize at the China Central Television Piano Competition;
  • the 4th Texas State International Piano Festival Classical Artists Development Foundation Emerging Artist Award;
  • the 1st Prize and the Special prize at “Kadanza Cup”, the national youth piano competition;
  • a prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians.

His performance got a mention as “Gorgeous playing” in Strings (2019). Bai has performed with numerous orchestras, including Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, China Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra Antonio Vivaldi and the New Russia State Symphony Orchestra.

He has given multiple recitals in US, Italy and China, and has been featured in interviews by OMNI Television in Canada, China Central Television, China Piano Artistry Magazine and Parsons Music.

In the 2019-20 season, Yanfeng Bai will be a guest soloist with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra in China and with the Colburn Orchestra in United States. He is currently a Bachelor of Music candidate at the Colburn School, where he studies with Fabio Bidini. Previous teachers include Jin Zhang, whom he studied with in China at the China Central Conservatory of Music before coming to Los Angeles.


Envisaged programme


First round

L. van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

S. Rachmaninov: Prelude No. 5 in G. Minor Op.23 


Second Round

R. Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26

C. Debussy: Reflets dans l’eau, Image I

S. Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 36



J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988



S. Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18