"...He brought narrative sweep and youthful abandon to the piece [Liszt Sonata in B minor], along with power, poetry and formidable technique..."
In 2014 Daniel Lebhardt won 1st Prize at the Young Concert Artists International auditions in Paris and New York. A year later he was invited to record music by Bartók for Decca and in 2016 won the Most Promising Pianist prize at the Sydney International Competition.
Pianist Daniel Lebhardt has impressed audiences and critics alike with his thoughtful interpretations and outstanding virtuosity. Mr. Lebhardt won First Prize at the 2014 Young Concert Artists Auditions in Paris, and then won YCA’s International Auditions in New York, where he was also awarded the Paul A. Fish Memorial Prize and four concert performance prizes. Among his many other accolades, Mr. Lebhardt won First Prizes at the Russian Music International Piano Competition in California, Citta di Gorizia International Piano Competition in Italy, Kosice International Piano Competition in Slovakia, and Carl Filtsch International Piano Competition in Romania. He also won the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) 2015 Auditions in London and the Most Promising Pianist Prize at the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia.
As a result of winning the Royal Academy of Music’s prestigious Patron’s Award, Mr. Lebhardt gave his Wigmore Hall recital debut in 2015, and is scheduled to return there this fall. This season also includes appearances at the Oxford International and Nottingham International Piano Series, his debut with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra at the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, and with the CBSO Youth Orchestra. Further afield he undertakes tours of China, Argentina, Columbia and Chile.
Daniel Lebhardt plays Johannes Brahms Intermezzo Op. 119 No. 1 at the iconic Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach, Florida, February 23rd, 2020.
Daniel Lebhardt plays Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 18 in E flat Major, Op. 31 No. 3 - I. Allegro.
Russian pianist Ilya Itin speaks about Nikolai Medtner's Op. 38 & 39 "Forgotten Melodies", prior to a performance of the same pieces.
This first event of MIPFA academic year 20/21 premieres our virtual platform —the first of many to come during this season!