Eric Lu won first prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2018 at the age of 20. The following year, he signed an exclusive contract with Warner Classics, and has since collaborated with some of the world’s leading orchestras and performed in major recital venues.

Recent and forthcoming orchestral collaborations include the London Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Lille, Finnish Radio Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Helsinki Philharmonic, Shanghai Symphony at the BBC Proms, among others.

As a recitalist, Mr. Lu has performed at the Cologne Philharmonie, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Queen Elizabeth
Hall, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, BOZAR Brussels, Fondation Louis Vuitton Paris, 92NY, Seoul Arts Center, Warsaw Philharmonic, and Sala São Paulo. In 2024 he will appear for the sixth consecutive year in recital at Wigmore Hall. Mr. Lu’s third album on Warner Classics was released in December 2022, featuring two Schubert sonatas, and received critical acclaim, including BBC Music Magazine’s Instrumental Choice.
Born in Massachusetts in 1997, Mr. Lu first came to international attention as a laureate of the 2015 Chopin International Competition in Warsaw. He was also awarded the International German Piano Award in 2017 and an Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2021. He was a BBC New Generation Artist from 2019–22. He is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, studying with Robert McDonald and Jonathan Biss, was also a pupil of Dang Thai Son, and has been mentored by Mitsuko Uchida and Imogen Cooper. He is now based in Berlin and Boston.

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