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The Chinese pianist Yundi Li, popularly known simply as Yundi, let his hands drop dramatically from the keyboard after a powerful passage toward the end of Chopin's Ballade No. 4 in F Minor. The virtuoso-like flourish inadvertently signaled the end of the piece, prompting a burst of disruptive applause from an enthusiastic Walt Disney Concert Hall audience - even though the piece called for an otherworldly silence to follow and five delicately voiced chords leading into an even more explosive coda.

Yundi continues his award-winning exploration of the works of Chopin with the upcoming Chopin Ballades, released on Mercury Classics / Deutsche Grammophon/ Universal Music Classics on February 26, 2016. 

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