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Eric Lu Wins First Prize in the Leeds International Piano Competition

NEC Prep alumnus Eric Lu wins First Prize and the Terence Judd Hallé Orchestra Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition
Eric Lu performing Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58

Pianist Eric Lu, who attended NEC Prep until 2013, has won the First Prize and the Terence Judd Hallé Orchestra Prize at the 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition. In the finals round, he performed Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major with the Hallé Orchestra. His prize includes £25,000, worldwide management with Askonas Holt, an international album release on Warner Classics, and performance and recording opportunities with BBC Radio 3.

At NEC Prep, Eric studied with A. Ramón Rivera and Alexander Korsantia. He is currently a student at The Curtis Institute.

 

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