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Johnson Li

Johnson, a twenty-year-old pianist from Hong Kong, embarked on his musical journey at the age of four. Over the years, his dedication and passion for playing piano have led to remarkable achievements. Taking centre stage as a soloist, Johnson delivered captivating performances with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jun Märkl, the China Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Yu Long, and the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach. Johnson’s musical talents have also resonated with global audiences through solo collaborations with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, and the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra. Dazzling audiences with his playing, he has illuminated the concert stage in prestigious venues, including Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall, the Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, and the vibrant cultural nucleus of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. In addition to his solo performances, Johnson is a sought-after chamber musician and a member of the up-and-coming Apollo Trio. He regularly performs in the Juilliard Chamber Music Concert Series and has participated in various music festivals, including the 2023 Kneisel Hall Festival. Johnson is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in piano performance under the tutelage of Mr Robert McDonald at The Juilliard School. His musical journey has been nurtured by dedicated mentors – Mr Zihua Chen and Ms Eleanor Wong, who have contributed significantly to shaping his musical identity.