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Yibai CHEN


– date of birth: 30th of September 2001

– is currently studying with Prof. Danjulo Ishizaka at the University of Arts in Berlin
studied with Prof. Meijuan Liu until the end of 2016 and graduated the Middle School of Music affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music

– participated in the Morningside Music Bridge International Music Program by Mount Royal University in Canada July summer campus in 2013 and 2015

– has participated in masterclasses given by Marti Rousi, Liwei Qin, Jian Wang, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Jens Peter Maintz

– performed at the University of Cambridge in July 2012 and played the Sarasate “Zigeunerweisen” with the Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim

Prizes: Laureate of the 11th Lutoslawski International Cello Competition in Warsaw, 2018



First Round
Piatti Caprice no. 6 op. 25
Haydn Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major
Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70

Second Round
Brahms Sonata op. 99
Ligeti Sonata for Solo Cello
Rostropovich Humoresque op. 5

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in C major op. 26
Shostakovich Sonata in D minor op. 40

Shostakovich Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major op. 107