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.
Recent highlights include Daniel’s 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 had debuts at the Lucerne and Miami International Festivals and in Dublin and Kiev, with further appearances in Oxford and London.
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.