Jiaying (Sunny) Li is a highly talented classical pianist who has captivated audiences with her imaginative and emotion-provoking renditions of a diverse repertoire. Her unwavering dedication and energy for music have earned her impressive achievements, including honours from renowned competitions and festivals.

Ms. Li won the top prize at the Steinway Competition, the Crescendo International Music Competition, the Sea to Sky International Outdoor Piano Music Competition, the Chilliwack Music & Dance Festival, and the Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival. Additionally, she was granted the distinction of A.R.C.T. from the Royal Conservatory of Music in 2022.

As a dynamic performer, Ms. Li has graced the illustrious stages of Carnegie Hall and Musikverein Wien. Her performances of Schumann and Grieg's piano concerti with the esteemed West Coast Symphony Orchestra and the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra showcased her captivating presence. Ms. Li is exceptionally thankful for the support she has received from many world-renowned musicians.

Semi-Final Program

Images, première série - C. Debussy

Reflets dans l'eau
Hommage à Rameau

Étude Op. 25, No. 6 and No. 12 - F. Chopin

Piano Sonata No. 8, K.310 - W.A.  Mozart

Scenes from a Jade Terrace, Memories in an Ancient Garden - A. Louie*


Final Program

Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante in E-flat Major, Op. 22
F. Chopin

In Memoriam to the Victims of Chornobyl
L. Kuzmenko*

Sonata in F Minor Op.57 Appassionata 1st movement
L. van Beethoven