Zhao Yunpeng, principal cellist of the China Philharmonic Orchestra, graduated from the Central Conservatory of Music. He received a full scholarship from the University of Southern California to further his studies and received a postgraduate degree. He studied under the famous cello educator and performer Namura, Eleonore Schoenfeld, and Nathaniel Rosen. He is a talented cellist who has been active in the Chinese classical music scene in recent years.
Silver Medal Winner of the 5th China National Cello Competition, One of China's top ten young cellists in CCTV's "Glorious Bloom", Distinguished Artist of the Piatigorsky Foundation, American "D'Addario" signed artist, Artist signed by German Bear Rider Music Publishing House
He was invited by the Piatigorsky Foundation to participate in the International Cellist High-level Seminar, during which he held many solo and ensemble concerts and was highly praised by the organizer and Piatigorsky's relatives. He once served as the principal cellist of the USC Thornton Symphony Orchestra and the principal of the chamber orchestra.m World-famous cellists Philippe Müller, Zoel Krosnik, and Natalie Gutmann have all given Zhao Yunpeng valuable artistic guidance.
In 2018, at the invitation of the National Arts Fund Talent Training Program, he became a member of the expert team for cello talent training and gave lessons to cello students from various cities. The string quartet album "Totem" recorded in 2019 was listed as a key national audiovisual publishing planning project during the 13th Five-Year Plan
As an outstanding soloist, Zhao Yunpeng has collaborated with many domestic music groups such as the China Philharmonic Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra, Hebei Symphony Orchestra, and Qingdao Symphony Orchestra. World-famous conductor Christoph Eschenbach highly praised Zhao Yunpeng's performance, calling him a "musician with soul." The world-famous cellist and educator Bernardo Greenhaus also commented that Zhao Yunpeng is a "talented musician".