Lu, Eric

Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 (First Movement)

21 Sep 2018

Barcode: 0190295551520

Composer: Frédéric Chopin

On Friday 21st September, Warner Classics releases a digital single of Eric Lu’s performance of the First movement from Chopin’s Piano Sonata No.2, available on all digital platforms for streaming and download.

The album, to be launched worldwide in physical and digital formats on Friday 2nd November, will include his Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 performance from the Final with the Hallé conducted by Edward Gardner (Lu is also the Terence Judd Hallé Orchestra Prize winner), as well as Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 2 and Chopin’s Ballade No.4 recorded from the earlier rounds.

The album has been remastered from’s high-quality audio footage of all of the Competition performances made possible by invaluable support from the University of Leeds.

On Thursday, 20th September, Lu opens the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s new season under the baton of Vasily Petrenko, performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58.

On Tuesday 6th November he will make his UK recital debut at St George’s Hall in Bristol. The prize also includes a host of performance engagements with high profile promoters, including with some of the world’s premier venues and orchestras, such as London’s Wigmore Hall and Southbank Centre, the Hallé and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestras.