George Li pianist

George Li awarded the 2017 Arthur Waser Prize for outstanding soloists

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George Li has been singled out for the 2017 Arthur Waser Prize by the Arthur Waser Foundation and the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra. The prize consists of a monetary award of CHF 25,000 and a debut with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra at the KKL Lucerne. The laureate concerts will take place on May 2 and 3, 2018 where he performs Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43 under the baton of Juanjo Mena.

The Arthur Waser Foundation was established in 1999 as a not-for-profit charitable trust and provides support for a wide range of social and cultural projects in Switzerland and beyond. The Arthur Waser Foundation and the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester have enjoyed a close relationship for many years based on their shared goals of searching for talent, providing sustained support for that talent, and nurturing existing potential.