Li Yundi, the world’s leading watch brand Rolex spokesperson and internationally renowned pianist Li Yundi, will perform a piano concert in the National Theatre Concert Hall on the evening of July 15th. This performance will be accompanied by the famous conductor Charles Di Tu Warwick and the National Youth Symphony Orchestra presented a musical carnival to the audience.
After winning the gold medal at the Warsaw Chopin Piano Competition in 2000, Li Yundi became the focus of world attention. At that time, he was only 18 years old. He broke the silence of the first consecutive vacancy for two consecutive years and won the gold medal for the first time in 73 years. Young first prize winner. The international music circle critics said: This is a major feat that shocked the world.
Upholding the brand tradition and promoting brand value, Rolex actively assists artists to achieve excellence by supporting a group of carefully selected artists and artistic activities. Rolex accompanies them to witness every important moment in life, and becomes an indispensable time companion in their lives. A group of outstanding people who support Rolex is the ultimate symbol of outstanding performance and outstanding achievements, and together with Rolex to create an immortal success myth.
Rolex spokesperson Li Yundi joins Ditowa in concert with the National Youth Symphony Orchestra
Date of performance: July 15, 2015
Performance time: 19:30
Venue: Concert Hall, National Theatre
Duration: about 120 minutes
Rolex and the arts
Rolex is proud to be an important driving force behind the best art events, artists, art projects and events.
At the beginning of the 20th century, when pocket watches became popular, Rolex founder Hans Wilsdorf successfully realized his dream and created a watch that combines precision and elegance. Since then, Rolex, the Swiss watchmaker’s leading brand, has encouraged individuals to excel. Over the years, Rolex brands and products have continued to develop and strive for perfection. Because only the highest quality materials are used and designed by the best designers, Rolex watches have become a symbol of elegance, dignity and highest quality.
Upholding the brand tradition and promoting brand value, Rolex actively assists artists to achieve excellence by supporting a group of carefully selected artists and artistic activities.
Rolex seeks partners who are just as passionate as their brands, pursuing precision and performance. Therefore, the association between Rolex and the art world is logical. Rolex’s collaboration with the art world dates back to the 1970s. At the time, New Zealand soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa began a long-standing collaboration between Rolex and the art world.
Over the years, Rolex’s support for art has expanded to many outstanding artists in various fields. In the field of vocal, Rolex’s endorsers include the famous Spanish tenor singer Plácido Domingo, who has worked with the brand for more than 30 years, and the Italian baritone singer Cecilia Bartoli ( Cecilia Bartoli), German tenor singer Jonas Kaufmann, and British tenor singer Bryn Terfel.
The talented young pianist Yuja Wang of the famous classical musicians who cooperated with Rolex. In addition, Rolex has established a close working relationship with Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel. Recognized as a world-class orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, where Dudamel is the music conductor, is also sponsored by Rolex.
In the field of modern music, Rolex maintains a stable cooperative relationship with many well-known pop artists, including Grammy winners, Canadian jazz singers Diana Krall and Michael Bublé, India Sittar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, and the famous French ballerina Sylvie Guillem.
In addition to supporting artists, Rolex understands the importance of working with prestigious art groups such as the fascinating Teatro alla Scala, the historic Royal Opera House, In September 2014, it supported the prestigious National Opera (Opéra National de Paris); it also supported the prestigious Metropolitan Opera in New York. At the same time, Rolex supported the popular Sals The Salzburg Festival and the famous Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Rolex’s support for art has now extended to Asia and has become a dedicated clock for the National Centre for the Performing Arts .
At the same time, Rolex also helps young artists to realize their artistic potential through a number of sponsorship projects, such as the annual World Opera Vocal Contest, Operalia, founded by Mr. Placido Domingo, and the Rolex Mentor and Sponsorship Program (Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative), a project aimed at discovering talented young artists around the world, allowing them to collaborate with art masters for a year, and receiving one-to-one careful guidance during this period.
Recently, Rolex has established a partnership with Medici.tv, an online video leader in classical music. With this unique platform, music lovers can experience the lively charm of well-known concerts at any time. Similarly, Rolex has partnered with Euronews’ music show called Musica, which brings viewers to the world of music and dance.
Rolex partners also include Operaonline, a comprehensive online opera library open to all opera fans. These are part of the Rolex Art Support Program, which aims to promote and popularize music around the world by exposing the public to high-quality classical concerts, festivals, operas and musicians.
In the spirit of the founder of the brand, Mr. Wilsdorf, Rolex is always active in the arts and spares no effort to support outstanding talents and institutions that share common values with the brand and relentlessly pursue perfection and excellence. This support will benefit the inheritance of the artistic heritage and make a unique and lasting contribution to cultural causes around the world.