Union College Concerts: Eric Lu, piano | Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, Prokofiev

Thursday, April 13th 2017 at 7:30 pm

Collaborating with the Curtis Institute of Music, Union College Concerts is offering two free performances young artists on the cusp of major careers. This is the second of the two concerts and features pianist Eric Lu

Pianist Eric Lu is barely twenty and already won multiple awards such as the 1st prize winner of the IX Moscow International Chopin Competition for Young Pianists and the 2015 National Chopin Competition in Miami, USA, where he also received the best concerto prize. In October 2015, at 17 years old, Lu won the 4th prize at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in Warsaw, becoming one of the youngest laureates in the history of the competition. In his academic pursuits at the Curtis Institute of Music, he studies with Jonathan Biss and Robert McDonald. He is also a pupil of the pianist Dang Thai Son.

The program is to include:

  • W.A. Mozart — Sonata in D Major, K. 311
  • Franz Schubert — 4 Impromptus, D. 899
  • Frédéric Chopin — Preludes, Op. 28, Nos. 13-16
  • Frédéric ChopinBallade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
  • Sergei Prokofiev — Sonata No. 7, Op. 83

This is a free and un-ticketed event.

Note: This concert is the rescheduled concert due to the winter storm on February 12th.

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