C a l e n d a r

P A S T    E V E N T S​


24 February 2022

Hallé Orchestra

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano

Anna Clyne: This Midnight Hour (2015) 

Clara Schumann: Klavierkonzert a-Moll op. 7 

Johannes Brahms : Klavierquartett Nr. 1 g-Moll op. 25 (Orchesterfassung A. Schönberg) 


10 February 2022

Dresden Philharmonic


Tianyi Lu | Dirigentin
Malte Arkona | Moderation
Michael Kube | Konzeption
Dresdner Philharmonie

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sinfonie Nr. 5 c-Moll



4 February 2022

Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

Tianyi Lu, dirigent (Conductor-in-Residence)

Christian Poltéra, cello

Boulanger: Fra en morgen om våren
Boulanger: Fra en trist aften
Saint-Saens: Cellokonsert nr. 1
Puccini: Preludio sinfonico
Respighi: Pinjene i Roma

20 January 2022

Malmö Symphony Orchestra

Low Brass Concerto

Malmö Symphony Orchestra

Tianyi Lu, conductor

Olle Elfström, trombone

Johannes Rubensson, trombone

Jan Lindberg ,bass trombone

Kristoffer Bröte, tuba

Benjamin Britten: Four Sea Interludes

Dmitri Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony Op 110a (arr Barshaj)

Jennifer Higdon: Low brass concerto (Nordic premiere)

18 December 2021

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra

A Festive Christmas

Juliet Reynolds-Midgley Vocalist

Tony Chen Violin

10 December 2021

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Celebrate Christmas

The Graduate Choir NZ directed by Terence Maskell

20 October 2021

Aalto-Muziktheater, Essen, Germany


5 October 2021

St. David's Hall, Cardiff, UK

Philharmonia Orchestra

Chloë Hanslip Violin

Mussorgsky Dawn on the Moscow River (from Khovanschcina)  

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Rimsky-Korsakov  Scheherazade

16 September 2021

Turku Philharmonic Orchestra

Alexandra Dariescu, Piano

Igor Stravinsky: Orchestral suite from Pulcinella
Nadia Boulanger: Fantasia for piano and orchestra
Magnus Lindberg: Gran duo
Petr Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, overture-fantasy

12 September 2021

Aalto-Muziktheater, Essen, Germany


13 August 2021

Stavanger Koserthus

Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

Johan Dalene violin

Andreas Brantelid cello

Elfrida Andrée: Andante quasi recitativo (1877)         

Johannes Brahms: Double concerto for violin and cello op. 102 

20 July 2021

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Hollywood Bowl


Los Angeles Philharmonic

Alison Balsom, trumpet


Ricardo MOLLA Fanfare for a New Beginning (world premiere)


Thea MUSGRAVE Trumpet Concerto (U.S. premiere, LA Phil commission)

MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition


2 July 2021

Residentie Orkest

Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man

Ives - The Unanswered Question

Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, op. 95 'From the New World'

8 - 10 June 2021

Philharmonie Zuid Nederland

Recording Project, Eindhoven

Dejan Lazic, Piano

Frédéric Chopin: Klavierkonzert Nr. 2 f-Moll op. 21 (1830), Allegro vivace


Sergej Rachmaninoff: Klavierkonzert Nr. 2 c-Moll op. 18, Adagio sostenuto


Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakoff: "Scheherazade" - Symphonische Suite op. 35 nach 1001 Nacht, 3. Der junge Prinz und die junge Prinzessin


Johann Sebastian Bach: Air aus der Suite BWV 1068 

20 - 21 May 2021

Noord Nederlands Orkest

Stephen Waarts, Violin

Alexey Stadler, Cello

Live streaming on NPO Radio 4 on 21st May, 8.15pm CEST


Brahms Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra

Beethoven Symphony No. 7

6 - 8 May 2021

Dresdner Philharmonie

Cancelled due to Covid-19

16 - 17 April 2021

Teatro Filarmonico di Verona

Giuseppe Gibboni, Violin

Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 7

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'

Cancelled due to Covid-19

6th-9th April 2021

Phion Orkest

Arnhem, The Netherlands

Recording for streaming (links below)

Ramon van Engelenhoven - piano

Prokofjev Pianoconcert nr. 5

TsjaikovskiSuite nr. 4 ‘Mozartiana’

08 - 12 March 2021

Västerås Sinfonietta

Daniel Frankel, violin

Samuel Coppin, cello .

Elfrida Andrée: Andante Cantabile 
Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1
Jean Sibelius: Belshazzar's Feast

23 - 26 February 2021

Phion Orkest

Arnhem, The Netherlands

Solo Met Phion

21 February 2021

Noord Nederlands Orkest

10.30am, Het Concertgebouw, The Netherlands

Live radio broadcast on NPO Radio 4

Alexei Volodin, Piano


Sibelius: Lemminkäinen: The Swan of Tuonela op. 22 no.2

Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini op.43

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

22 - 23 October 2020

Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

Stavanger Konserthus

Maurice Ravel: Gåsemor forteller – suite
Hugo Wolf: Der Feuerreiter (Brannrytteren) for kor og orkester
Manuel de Falla: Ilddans (fra El amor brujo)
Richard Strauss: Aus Italien (Fra Italia)


Tianyi Lu, dirigent
Stavanger Symfonikor, medvirkende


Stavanger Symfoniorkester

07 - 11 October 2020

Solti International Conducting Competition

Frankfurt, Germany

Final concerts






11th October, Alte Oper 

Wettbewerbskonzert 10am


Sinfonie Nr. 7 A-Dur op. 92

Preisträgerkonzert 1pm


Die Geschöpfte des Prometheus op. 43,

Coriolan-Ouvertüre op. 62,

Leonore-Ouvertüre Nr. 1 op. 138



Ouvertüre zu "La Scala di Seta"

08 - 13 September 2020

Guido Cantelli Conducting Competition

Turin, Italy

First Prize Winner

Teatro Regio Torino Orchestra Award

Youth Award​

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May 23rd-24th, 2020

Singapore Symphony Orchestra: Babies' Proms - cancelled due to Covid-19

Victoria Concert Hall

William Ledbetter, presenter

Georges Bizet Toreador's March

Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers

Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King

Jill Townsend: Cheerful Cha Cha

John Williams: Theme from Jaws

John Williams: Imperial March from Star Wars

John Philip Sousa: The Liberty Bell March

Rossini: Finale from William Tell Overture

Offenbach: Can-Can

Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5

May 6th, 2020

Janne Mertanen, Piano 

Verdi: La Forza del Destino, overture

Rota: Pianokonsertto e-molli

Richard Strauss: Aus Italien op. 16

April 17th, 2020

Ulster Hall, Belfast

Ivan Ilić Piano​

Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan op. 62 - Ouvertüre 

Antoine Reicha: Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 Es-Dur

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

March 26th & 28th

Liverpool Empire Theatre

March 17th, 2020

WNO Schools Concert - Southampton - cancelled due to Covid-19

Mayflower Theatre

Repertoire including

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ouvertüre zu "Le Nozze di Figaro" KV 492

Giacomo Puccini: O mio babbino caro - Arie der Lauretta aus der Oper Gianni Schicchi

Benjamin Britten: Four Sea Interludes op. 33a aus der Oper "Peter Grimes", Storm (Sturm)

Antonin Dvořák: "Lied an den Mond" - Arie der Rusalka aus der gleichnamigen Oper

Giuseppe Verdi: "Questa o quella" aus der Oper "Rigoletto"

Giuseppe Verdi: "Libiamo, libiamo..." - Brindisi aus der Oper "La traviata"

Zequinha de Abreu: Tico Tico (arr. Cliff Colnot)

Giacomo Puccini: "Nessun dorma" - Arie des Calaf aus dem 3. Akt der Oper Turandot

John Williams: Suite aus der Filmmusik zu "Star Wars", III. The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)

Richard Wagner: "Walkürenritt" aus dem 3. Aufzug der Oper "Die Walküre"

March 8th, 2020

Celebrate Asia

Conrad Tao, piano

Huang Ruo: Folk songs for orchestra (2012)

Adeliia Faizullina: Tatar Folk Tales: “Sak and Sok” and “Arba”

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

Chen Yi: Si Ji (Four Seasons)
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

March 3rd, 2020

WNO Schools Concert - Llandudno


The Promenade, Llandudno, LL30 1BB, United Kingdom

Repertoire including

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ouvertüre zu "Le Nozze di Figaro" KV 492

Giacomo Puccini: O mio babbino caro - Arie der Lauretta aus der Oper Gianni Schicchi

Benjamin Britten: Four Sea Interludes op. 33a aus der Oper "Peter Grimes", Storm (Sturm)

Antonin Dvořák: "Lied an den Mond" - Arie der Rusalka aus der gleichnamigen Oper

Giuseppe Verdi: "Questa o quella" aus der Oper "Rigoletto"

Giuseppe Verdi: "Libiamo, libiamo..." - Brindisi aus der Oper "La traviata"

Zequinha de Abreu: Tico Tico (arr. Cliff Colnot)

Giacomo Puccini: "Nessun dorma" - Arie des Calaf aus dem 3. Akt der Oper Turandot

John Williams: Suite aus der Filmmusik zu "Star Wars", III. The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)

Richard Wagner: "Walkürenritt" aus dem 3. Aufzug der Oper "Die Walküre"

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

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

January 17th, 2020

Romanian Radio National Orchestra

Gabriel Croitoru, Violin

Brahms: Violin Concerto

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

Friday 5-11th January, 2020


Saturday 4th January Perth

Thursday 9th January Inverness

Friday 10th January Dunfermline

Saturday 11th January Langhom

Thursday, November 28, 2019 7pm

Lapland Chamber Orchestra


Culture House Korundi

Lapinkävijäntie 496100 Rovaniemi, Finland

Lapin kamariorkesteri
Kamarisinfoniakonsertti III
"Tuulahduksia Uudesta-Seelannista"


Tianyi Lu
Jonna Staas, oboe
Pekka Niskanen, klarinetti


Edwin Carr: Trio, ekS.
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Oboekonsertto a-molli
Douglas Lilburn: Diversions, ensi kertaa Suomessa
Salina Fisher: Unfinished Portrait, ensi kertaa Suomessa
Gareth Farr: Waipoua, ensi kertaa Suomessa
John Psathas: Abhisheka, ensi kertaa Suomessa
William Walton: Henry V Suite, sov, kamariorkesterille Charlie Piper

November 4th - 8th

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Regional Tour

Concerts in Bendigo, Horsham, Hamilton and Warnambool, Victoria, Australia

Anne-Marie Johnson, Violin

Rossini Overture to L’Italiana in Algieri
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Vivaldi Concerto for Two Violins
Schubert Symphony No.3

August 5th - September 10th

Female Conductor in Residence


Bizet Carmen

Verdi Rigoletto

Janacek The Cunning LIttle Vixen

Saturday 21st September, 2019

Dunedin Town Hall, 7.30pm

TianyiLu, conductor

Michael Houston, pianist

Johannes Brahms: Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre c-Moll op. 80 (1880)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Klavierkonzert Nr. 14 Es-Dur KV 449

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

Tuesday 30th July, 2019

TIanyi Lu, conductor and presenter

Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream (excerpts)

June 13th-15th

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Education Week

Meet the Orchestra: Carnival of Dangerous Creatures

Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall

Thursday 13 June at 1:30pm

Friday 14th June at 10am

Friday 14th June at 11.30am

Saturday 15th June at 2pm

May 28th-30th

Schools Concerts

A program of creatures & characters which includes some movements from:

Hindson, Dangerous Creatures

Saint Saëns, Carnival of the Animals

Henri Mancini, Baby Elephant Walk (for piano)

Sunday 19th May

Robert Blackwood Hall, 2.30pm

Glanville-Hicks Etruscan Concerto

Tamara Smolyer

Beethoven Symphony No 5

Wednesday 1st May, 2019

Auckland Town Hall, 11.30am

Friday 29th March

Sala Radio Bukarest, 7pm

TIanyi Lu, conductor

Alxandra Dariescu, piano

Aaron Copland Music for a Great City (1964), Skyline

Nadia Boulanger Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra (1912)

Antonin Dvorák Symphony Nr. 9 in E Minor, op. 95 New World (1893)

Saturday 6th April, 2019

Newport Rougemont School Auditorium.7.30pm

Tianyi Lu, conductor

Chris Williams, piano

Mozart The Marriage of Figaro Overture

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21

Beethoven Symphony No. 5

April 11th, 2019, 1pm

Ulster Hall

Tianyi Lu, Conductor

Paul Klein, Horn

Butterworth The Banks of Green Willow
Mozart Horn Concerto No.4
Ravel Suite Mother Goose 

Viennese horn player Joseph Leutgeb inherited – appropriately for a Lunchtime Concert – a cheese shop and could well have ended up a cheesemonger if it hadn’t been for the glorious concertos Mozart wrote for his great friend! This irresistible concerto is performed by Ulster Orchestra Principal Horn Paul Klein. 

Sunday 24 March 2019, 2.30pm

Tianyi Lu – Conductor

Tom Redmond – Presenter

  • Symphony Hall, Birmingham

    PROGRAMME including

  • Elgar Enigma Variations: Theme

  • Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Prelude to Act II

  • Prokofiev Cinderella: Waltz and Midnight from Suite No. 1

  • Quincy Jones Soul Bossa Nova

  • Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Fugue

  • Saturday 16th February, 7.30pm

    Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Sidney Myer Bowl: Lovers and Legends

    Sidney Myer Music Bowl


    Tianyi Lu conductor
    Jacinta Parsons presenter

    Leon Fei violin

    Saint-Saëns Samson and Delilah
    Fauré Pelléas et Mélisande Suite
    He/Chen violin concerto
    Sibelius Pohjola’s Daughter
    Grandage Deep: A Silent Poem for Sir Douglas Mawson
    Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

    January 27th, 2019

    Tianyi Lu Maestrina 
    Carolin Widmann Violino 
    Varvara Piano

    Felix Mendelssohn-Barthóldy 
    Sonho de uma noite de verão, abertura op. 21
    Concerto para Violino e Orquestara, em Mi menor, op. 64


    Maurice Ravel 
    Concerto para Piano e Orquestra em Sol maior

    December 9th-10th

    BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Rehearsal preparation for Xian Zhang

    Thursday 29th November, 2018

    Auckland Town Hall, 7.30pm


    A special concert celebrating 125 years since women won the right to vote in New Zealand  


    Presenter Carol Hirschfeld
    Conductor Tianyi Lu

    Special guests include:

    The Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, ONZ, SSI.

    Dame Rosanne Meo, DNZM, OBE

    Repertoire includes:

    Salina Fisher Rainphase

    C. Schumann Piano Concerto

    Sunday 18th November, 2018

    St Matthew-In-The-City, 2.30pm


    Tianyi Lu, Conductor 

    ​Bede Hanley, Oboe

    Lilburn Drysdale Overture

    Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto

    Brahms Symphony No. 3

    Monday 22 Oct

    Conductor Tianyi Lu

    Monday 22 October 2018 6:30pm

    Melbourne Recital Centre

    Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune

    September 25th - November 12th, 2017

    Dallas Opera: Verdi's La Traviata

    Assisting conductor Carlo Montanaro on Verdi's La Traviata with the Dallas Opera, Texas, USA

    June 24th-29th, 2018

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Brahms – Variations on a theme by J. Haydn, op. 56a 

    Stravinsky – The rite of spring

    Mozart – Overture ‘Don Giovanni’, K. 527, with concert ending

    Mendelssohn­ ­– Violin Concerto in e minor, op. 64

    Beethoven – Symphony No. 7

    Saturday 13th January and Saturday 20th January, 2018

    Saturday 13th January, 11am

    Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Saturday 20th January, 11am

    Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra


    Tianyi Lu, Conductor



    The Magic of Dvořák


    Toyota Symphonies for Youth

    Sunday 10th December, 2017

    Sunday 15th October, 2017

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