Di Xiao
"A pianist of awesome gifts" Christopher Morley



Di Xiao is part of a City of Birmingham delgation to China where she is representing the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and University of Birmingham China Institute.
 Nanjing Opera House
Outside the new, 5000 seat Nanjing Opera House.
On a winter tour to Nanjing, China, 29 Nov to 2 Dec Didi will conduct a series of piano recitals, masterclasses and talks.

Next performance: 24 Nov, 8pm, St James' Sussex Gardens, London.

Mon 9 Oct, Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Chopin Concerto No. 2 with Thomas Payne and the Sinfonia of Birmingham.

Sold out concerts, masterclasses, TV and radio interviews, Didi's 2017 tour of China has got off to a great start! Below, the autograph queue and performance at Zhongshan.

Didi's recital at GuangZhou Opera House, 19 July, has now Sold Out.

Didi is on tour in China July-August. The tour includes a Sold Out recital at the Magnigficent GuangZhou Opera House, 19 July.

As a child Didi's first trip abroad was with the Little Angels Orchestra when they flew to Kuala Lumpur to play for the Malaysian Royal Family. In an amazing reunion, which draws the players back from all corners of the globe, the Orchestra will reform for a 25th Anniversary celebration of that trip on 21 July 17.

Di Xiao featured in the March edition of BBC Music Magazine.

Another opportunity to Celebrate Chinese New Year with Didi and friends @Birmingham Hippodrome, 29 Jan 19:00! Tickets Here!

Recording session: New album ' Twilight' is on its way and will include Di's very own composition.

Caffe Nero

Chinese New Year is coming! Celebrate at the Bramall Music Building with Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, Eleanor Turner and Di Xiao Chinese New Year Concert Details

Drop in to Caffè Nero, enjoy a coffee and listen to Di Xiao. Her music is now being played in 650 of their outlets around the world! Di Xiao, Journey.

Caffe Nero

New Tour Dates Announced! Concert Diary

China Tour

Over the summer Di Xaio toured China giving concerts and master calsses in Shanghia and Guangzhou. On 19 August she took time out to help a group of talented pianists with learning difficulties develop thier skills.


In May Di had the opportunity to play for and take advice from her childhood hero Vladimir Ashkenazy in the Saffron Hall. After the meeting he signed a copy of his biography with the word “Bravo!”  High praise from such a great artist!

Vladimir Ashkenazy book signed

Follow this link to the latest article on Di Xiao from BBC China

9 June was a fantastic night of Mozart and Ravel with the PBO

Di Xiao with the BPO

In May Di played at Symphony Hall Birmingham as they said goodbye to their founding Director, Andrew Jowett, as he retired after 28 years at the helm. Di Xiao THSH

As storm Katie battered Britain in March, Di travelled north to Clitheroe.

 Di Xiao piano recitalDi Xiao piano recital review

In February Di Xiao, Jiaxin Lloyd Webber and Jiafeng Chen shook off the winder blues by forming the Birmingham Conservatoire Piano Trio.  Their first concert was in the Elgar Hall, University of Birmingham, as part of the China Institute’s Chinese New Year Celebrations.

Birmingham Conservatoire Piano Trio