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Yanyan LIN


– date of birth: 5th of October 1995

– obtained his Bachelor Degree at the Shanghai Conservatoire with Prof. Jiwu Li and currently is studying for a Master Degree at the Royal Academy of Music with Prof. Jo Cole

– participated in masterclasses with Steven Isserlis, Jian Wang, David Geringas, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Colin Carr, Liwei Qin and was a member of the Seiji Ozawa Academy

– plays on a Betts/Panormo cello from 1800, kindly loaned by the Museum of the Royal Academy of Music

Prizes: Laureate of the China National Chamber Music Competition and the American Protégé String and Piano Competition, as a member of Trio Zhong



First Round
Piatti Caprice no. 2 op. 25
Haydn Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major
Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70

Second Round
Brahms Sonata op. 38
Ligeti Sonata for Solo Cello
Popper Spinning Song op. 55

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in C major op. 26
Prokofiev Sonata in C major op. 119

Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104