Francis Liu specializes in exploring period interpretations of Baroque, Classical, and Romantic repertoire. He currently lives in New York City, where he performs with Early Music New York, New York Baroque, Inc., and the Sebastians. Well-acquainted with the Northeast Corridor train line, he also performs with groups in Boston (Boston Baroque, Handel & Haydn Society), Philadelphia (Tempesta di Mare) and Washington, DC (National Cathedral). In performances of period Romantic repertoire, Francis has appeared with the Smithsonian Chamber Players, Teatro Nuovo, and the Transforming 19th Century (TCHIP) research project at the University of Oxford.
Fond of story-telling, Francis has given interactive concerts at the Polish Consulate in NY, Metropolitan Museum of Art,, and NY Performing Arts Library. He has degrees from Rice University, the University of Maryland, and the Juilliard Historical Performance Program. In the summer, he can be found teaching at the Point Counterpoint festival on Lake Dunmore, Vermont, and the Woodlands Chamberfest in Houston, Texas.