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18th March 2021


We are delighted to announce that following her successful debut with the orchestra in October 2020, Tianyi Lu has been appointed Conductor-in-Residence of the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra. Succeeding Jan Willem de Vriend, Tianyi commences the position from the 2021/22 season, for an initial commitment of two years.
Tianyi will next appear with the orchestra in August 2021, conducting an all-Brahms programme as part of the Stavanger Chamber Music Festival.

12th October 2020

Tianyi Lu wins First Prize at the 9th International Sir Georg Solti International Conductors' Competition. The second prize is shared by Gábor Hontvári and the German Johannes Zahn.

9th October 2020

Tianyi Lu is one of 3 finalists in the 9th International Conducting Competition Sir Georg Solti held in Frankfurt, performing works by Beethoven in the final concerts on Sunday 11th October at the Alte Oper with the Frankfurter Opern und Museumsorchester. The 10 candidates were chosen from 437 applicants and the first and second round were in collaboration with the hr-Sinfonieorchester.

14th September 2020

Tianyi has won first prize at the 11th Edition of the International Conducting Competition "Guido Cantelli" in Novara and Turin, Italy. She also won the Teatro Regio Torino Orchestra Award, voted by the orchestra, the Youth Award, voted by members of high school students, and artistic contracts to conduct a concert with the Fondazione Teatro Coccia and one with the Teatro Regio Torino. Previous winners include Riccardo Muti (1967), Eliahu Inbal (1963), Ádám Fischer and Lothar Zagrosek(1973), Hubert Soudant (1975), and Donato Renzetti (1980).


"...exquisite calligraphic musical pictorialism."

Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times

"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


"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



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17 November 2022

Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid

Auditorio Nacional de Música

Anna Clynne This Midnight Hour

Max Bruch Concierto para violín y orquesta Nº 1 en Sol menor Op. 26

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherezade op. 35

Antonio Álvarez Alonso/ Cristóbal Halffter   Suspiros de España

Tianyi Lu, conductor

Zohrab Tadevosyan, violin

20 December 2022

Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg

Konzerthaus Freiburg


Tschaikowsky: Der Nussknacker (Auszüge)
Chin: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party aus „Alice in Wonderland“
Haydn: Cellokonzert Nr. 2 D-Dur Hob. VIIb:2
Ravel: Ma mère l’oye

Tianyi Lu (Leitung)

Tanja Tetzlaff (Violoncello)

4-7 January 2023

Stavanger Symphony Orchestra


New Year's Concert

Tianyi Lu, dirigent (Conductor-in-Residence)

Martin Grubinger, slagverk (Artist-in-Residence)

Dmitry Kabalevsky: Komikerne-orkestersuite (utdrag)
Johan Svendsen: Norsk kunstnerkarneval
Fazil Say: Konsert for slagverk og orkester (utdrag)
Jovane, Jovanke (bulgarsk folkesang) for perkusjon og orkester
Avner Dorman: Amerika for perkusjon og orkester (fra: Frozen in Time)
George Walker: Lyric
Johann Strauss: Torden og Lyn-polka (Unter Donner und Blitz-Polka)
Aram Khachaturian: Sabeldans (fra: Gayaneh)

2 February 2023

Orchestra della Toscana

Firenze, Teatro Verdi


Kian Soltani, Cello

Elfrida Andrée / Andante quasi recitativo, per archi

Robert Schumann / Concerto per violoncello e orchestra op.129

Ludwig van Beethoven / Sinfonia n.7 op.92



16, 18 February 2022

Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Benaroya Hall, Seattle

Arabella Steinbacher, Violin

Salina Fisher: Tupaia

Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto

Richard Strauss: Aus Italien

24 February 2022

Phion Orkest

Muziekcentrum Enschede

9 March 2022

Turku Philharmonic

Johannes Piirto, Piano

Anna Clyne: This Midnight Hour (2015) 

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor op. 54

Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 7

16 April 2022

Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal

Tianyi Lu, conductor
Anouar Barrada, Sufi singer 
Ziad Chbat, ney
DIBA: Persian music ensemble

Behzad Ranjbaran, Persian Trilogy, excerpt
Katia Makdissi-Warren, Ainsi chantait Simorgh – World premiere, OSM commission 
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, Symphonic Suite, op. 35 

21-23 April 2022

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Walt Disney Concerthall

Sunwook Kim, piano

Anna Clyne: This Midnight Hour (2015) 

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor op. 54

Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade

21-23 April 2022

Grand Rapids Symphony

Gaurav Mazumdar sitar

BAO YUAN-KAI "Dialogue on Flowers" from Chinese Sights and Sounds
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 7

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