Eric Lu, piano
|CHOPIN||Nocturne C minor, Op. 48, No. 1|
|SCHUMANN||Waldszenen, Op. 82|
|BRAHMS||Theme and Variations in D minor, Op. 18b|
|SCHUBERT||Sonata in A major, D. 959|
Praised by the New York Classical Review as a musician of “exceptional musical sensitivity,” the young American pianist Eric Lu is rapidly building a reputation as a promising artist with a distinctive musical voice, known for uncanny elegance, delicacy, and restraint at the keyboard.
A recipient of this year’s prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, Lu first came to attention at age 17 as a winner at the 2015 Chopin International Competition in Warsaw. Three years later, he scored another triumph, capturing First Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition, the first American to receive that award since Murray Perahia.
Lu’s Cal Performances debut recital focuses on the music of four of the greatest 19th-century composers: Schubert, Chopin, Brahms, and Schumann.
Patron Sponsors: Marian Lever & Art Berliner