From the Top alum George Li, who wowed audiences on the first season of From the Top at Carnegie Hall and charmed Martha Stewart on her show, recently returned to his hometown of Boston from a concert tour of Sweden. The 14-year-old pianist performed in three Swedish cities with the Nordic Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of renowned conductor and trombonist Maestro Christian Lindberg.
Maestro Lindberg writes in his blog, “I have just opened the season of the Nordic Chamber Orchestra, and thanks to the pianist George Li from Boston, an accompanying experience (Saint-Saens G-Minor Concerto) became one of my musical high points this year. George is not only an incredibly young and talented pianist, he is a musician, an artist like few. His power, his poetry, his humor, rhythm and bounce makes one realize that music is divine! Thank you George, hope to be able to work with you soon again!”
George’s father writes, “George has learned so much from Maestro Lindberg and members of the Orchestra that he transformed himself into a member of the great family of the Nordic Chamber Orchestra. Continue reading