Addi Liu is a Baroque violinist. He appeared in performances with ensembles such as Apollo’s Fire, Les Délices, Indianapolis Baroque and Bourbon Baroque. With soprano and harpist Anna O’Connell, his ensemble-duo Time Stand Still was awarded Early Music America’s 2021 Emerging Artist grant.
His research interests include performance practices related to the violin and the transmission of music theory between China and the West, in particular the Catholic missions in 17th- and 18th-century Beijing.
A native of Hong Kong, he studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he graduated with a BM and MM with a Departmental Award in Excellence. He is a doctoral candidate and graduate assistant at Case Western Reserve University in pursuit of a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Historical Performance Practice.