«Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4»
|Ludwig van Beethoven||Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58.|
|Frédéric François Chopin||
Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52,
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 'Marche funèbre'.
Eric Lu (Piano).
Hallé Orchestra – Edward Gardner.
Warner Classics and Askonas Holt are proud to announce the signing of 20-year old American pianist, Eric Lu, winner and Dame Fanny Waterman Gold Medallist at the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition 2018. As part of this year’s coveted prize the winner receives worldwide management with Askonas Holt – one of the world’s leading arts management agencies, and an international album release on Warner Classics – one of the foremost global classical music recording companies. This is the first time a record label and a management agency partner with ‘The Leeds’ to create a ground-breaking portfolio prize designed with long-term career development in mind.
The recording deal is a corner-stone of its new prize package, designed to redefine what a music competition can offer young performers.
Both Warner Classics and Askonas Holt aim to ensure that the winner has the opportunities, support and advice to develop a significant long-term international career.