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"She showed not only complete mastery on the podium, but also mature understanding of the various pieces...and a physical presence that would be very engaging for any audience"

- Sir Andrew Davis, CBE

Music Director, Lyric Opera of Chicago

Music Director, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

"...great musicality, understanding of the different repertoire, a natural charisma on the podium"

- Carlo Rizzi

"Her style of conducting is crystal clear...poetic and dramatic; excellent communicator"

- Jill White - Senior BBC Music Producer and Director Of Music National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

"Dynamic and charismatic"


-Chris Hall, South Wales Argus



"Inspirational and emotive, Tianyi has an innate ability to communicate a deep understanding of the music, delivering clearly and with freshness and energy!"


- Jill Francis-Williams, Leader of the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra



"Focused, energetic, and with the music absolutely at the centre of rehearsals and performance, Tianyi Lu is a pleasure to work with from planning stages to concert."


 - Rosie Biss, Principal Cellist of the Welsh National Opera



"Tianyi's charm, power and intensity allows her to highlight new elements in the works she performs. For a composer to have such a champion is just such a thrill..."


 - Ben Lunn, Composer and Conductor



“A perceptive and highly creative musician.”


- Peter Thomas, Music Director of the Auckland Symphony Orchestra



"Tianyi’s musical perception is of the highest order and her stylistic awareness impressive. Her intuitive skill and excellent musicianship demonstrate superior insight and understanding of the music she performs.”


 - Uwe Grodd, Music Director of Auckland Choral and Manukau Symphony Orchestra





Friday 5-11th January, 2020


Saturday 4th January Perth

Thursday 9th January Inverness

Friday 10th January Dunfermline

Saturday 11th January Langhom

January 17th, 2020

Romanian Radio National Orchestra

Gabriel Croitoru, Violin

Brahms: Violin Concerto

Richard Strauss: Aus Italien op. 16 G-Dur - Sinfonische Fantasie

January 24th, 2020

Turku Philharmonic Orchestra

Huang Ruo: Folk songs for orchestra

Chen Gang/He Zhanho: Butterfly Lovers Concerto

Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 op. 95

Huang Mengla, Violin

February 5th, 2020

Around the World with the MSO


Sydney Music Myer Bowl Concert

Emily Sun, Violin

Jordan Moore Fanfare – Cybec Young Composer in Residence, MSO Commission and World Premiere
Matthew Hindson Violin Concerto Australian Postcards
Dvořák Symphony No.9 From the New World

March 8th, 2020

Celebrate Asia

Conrad Tao, piano

Huang Ruo: Folk songs for orchestra (2012)

Conrad Tao: The Oneiroi in New York (2017) for piano and orchestra

George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

March 26th & 28th

Liverpool Empire Theatre

April 17th, 2020

Ulster Hall, Belfast

Ivan Ilic Piano

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan op. 62 - Ouvertüre 

    Anton Reicha: Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 Es-Dur

    Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 5 c-Moll op. 67

    May 6th, 2020

    Janne Mertanen, Piano 

    Verdi: La Forza del Destino, overture

    Rota: Pianokonsertto e-molli

    Richard Strauss: Aus Italien op. 16

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    16 August 2019

    Tianyi has been announced the Female Conductor in Residence with the Welsh National Opera starting in August 2019, including conducting performances of a new production of Bizet's Carmen in the UK in 2020.

    22 February 2018

    Tianyi will be one of four conductors to work with Danielle Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in a Masterclass in June. The repertoire will include Stravinsky's Rite of Spring as well as pieces by Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Mendelssohn.


    15 February 2018


    Konzertdirektion Schmid has signed Tianyi Lu for worldwide representation.

    27 July 2017

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic has named Tianyi Lu as one of the Dudamel Fellows for the 2017/2018 season.



    17 March 2017


    The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has just announced Tianyi Lu as their new Assistant Conductor.


    21 June 2016



    Tianyi has been chosen as one of six to attend the Dallas Institute for Women Conductors with the Dallas Opera later this year.


    18 April 2016


    Tianyi has been made Music Director of the Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra starting in September this year.


    27 January 2016


    Tianyi has been selected as one of 22 out of 320 to participate in the Lucerne Festival Masterclass with Bernard Haitink to happen in March.


    17 November 2015


    Tianyi has been invited to conduct another concert with the Manukau Symphony Orchestra in August 2016.


    8th April 2015


    Tianyi will be assisting Thomas Søndergård with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales starting in August this year.


    28th Feb 2015


    Tianyi reached the final round of the auditions for the Hallé Assistant Conductor post and will be invited to work as a Guest Assistant Conductor with Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra in September this year.


    15th June 2014


    Tianyi was voted as one of the top 3 finalists at the 12th Interaktion Workshop by players from the Berlin Philharmonic and orchestras all over Germany, out of a pool of 38 applicants and 10 chosen participants.



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