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Eric Lu wins the 2018 Leeds Piano Competition

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Just to say how overjoyed I am that Eric Lu has won the 2018 Leeds Piano Competition.  Here is my account of the most recent Eric Lu recital  at The International Chopin Festival at Duszniki  Zdr√≥j   in August 2018 - the oldest Chopin piano festival in the world. SATURDAY, AUGUST 11   2018 CHOPIN’S MANOR 4:00 PM Piano recital ERIC LU For such a young man Eric Lu has achieved great things which speaks volumes for his natural gifts, uncompromising attitude to work and the inherent poetry embedded within his musical appreciation. Lu was first brought to the world’s attention when he was a prizewinner at the 2015 International Chopin Competition in Warsaw at the age of 17, becoming one of the youngest laureates in the history of the prestigious competition. Subsequently he performed with famous orchestras in prestigious venues around the globe. Eric currently studies at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia with Profs. J. Biss and R. McDonald. He is also a pupil