Daniel Lebhardt

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2016

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Piano

Location: Royal Academy of Music

Hungarian-born, 23 year-old Daniel Lebhardt commenced at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest when he was nine years old. In 2010 he attended the Royal Academy of Music in London where he worked with Christopher Elton for two years, and is currently completing a Masters under Pascal Nemirovski at the RAM.

Concert highlights include recitals at the Bela Bartok Memorial House in Budapest, the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the Merkin Hall in New York City, WIgmore Hall in London and the Musée du Louvre in Paris.

In competition, among many accolades, Daniel won First Prize at Young Concert Artists Auditions in Paris (2014), and at the YCA’s International Auditions in New York, where he was also awarded the Paul A. Fish Memorial Prize and four Concert Prizes. In 2015 he was selected by the Young Classical Artist Trust and made his debut at Wigmore Hall, supported by the Royal Academy of Music’s Patron’s Award.

He is an active chamber musician, this season he is touring the UK and Germany with violinist and fellow YCAT artist Benjamin Baker.

Daniel has been kindly supported by numerous scholarships and awards, among them the Hattori Foundation, ABRSM Scholarship and Help Musicians UK.