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.
Mr. Lebhardt has appeared at the BBC Proms in a concert recorded and broadcast by BBC Radio 3, London’s Steinway Hall, the Pounds Arts Centre in Wiltshire, the Senate House in London, the Bela Bartok Memorial House and Liszt Museum in Budapest, the Musée du Louvre in Paris, Germany’s Usedom Music Festival, and in Hungary, Austria and Japan.