Jian Liu

Jian Liu Photo: Supplied

Tonight’s Music Alive is a recital from Chinese-American pianist Jian Liu, recorded in Expressions Upper Hutt. The programme includes William Byrd’s Hughe Ashtons Grownde, from My Ladye Nevells Booke, Chaconne by Bach-Busoni, Six Variations in F major on an Original Theme, Op. 34 by Beethoven and Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 35 by Brahms.

Jian Liu, Senior Lecturer in Piano at Te Kōkī, New Zealand School of Music, is a highly sought-after solo pianist, chamber musician, and educator. He has appeared on concert stages in China, Japan, Singapore, Portugal, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United States and New Zealand. 

He has performed in many prestigious concert halls including Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall in New York, Rose Hall of Lincoln Centre, Sprague Hall and Woolsey Hall of Yale University, Paul Hall of Juilliard School, and Recital Hall of Sydney Conservatorium. (Source: NZSM)

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Recorded live at Expressions in Upper Hutt by Radio New Zealand