Yang Liu

Yang Liu’s playing has been praised as “a scorching performance! ” by The New York Times and “...from China, with dazzling talent!” by Washington Post. Yang Liu is the winner of China’s National Violin Competition and a prize winner of the Twelfth International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. He has performed as a soloist with world leading orchestras including Cincinnati Symphony orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Danish Royal Odense Philharmonic to name a few. His award winning album “Song of Nostalgia” showcases his virtuosity and musicality. His repertoire ranges from baroque to the most contemporary works, and from western classical to eastern traditional. An avid advocate of cultural exchange via classical music, he is a founder of Yang and Olivia Foundation and Momento Virtuosi, a chamber ensemble of diverse ethnicity and instrumentation. 

Born in QingDao, China, Yang studied in Central Conservatory in Beijing China and College Conservatory of music in Cincinnati under Kurt Sassmannshaus and Dorothy Delay. Mr. Liu became American citizen in 2014, under the extraordinary ability program.