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.
The 2019/20 season sees Daniel make his Hallé Orchestra debut performing Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, a work he also performs at his Barbican and Symphony Hall Birmingham concerto debuts. In recital he has debuts at the Lucerne International Festival and in Dublin and Kiev, with further appearances in Oxford and London.
Last season Daniel gave debut recitals at the Aldeburgh, Heidelberger-Frühling and Tallinn International Festivals, and returned to Wigmore Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York. Other highlights included a return to Paris for a recital at L’Eglise Saint Germain as part of the Week-end à l’Est Festival, and Mozart’s Concerto No. 21 at the Royal Festival Hall.
As a chamber musician, Daniel regularly collaborates with violinist Benjamin Baker and the Castalian Quartet.
Born in Hungary, Daniel studied at the Franz Liszt Academy with István Gulyás and Gyöngyi Keveházi and at the Royal Academy of Music with Pascal Nemirovski. He was selected by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) in 2015 and is currently based in Birmingham, where he is enrolled on an Advanced Diploma in Performance at the Royal Conservatoire.
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