Michael has recently won first prize in the inaugural Midwest International Piano Competition! He will soon be competing in the Cooper International Piano Competition at Oberlin in July.
Below is the entire final round performance.
Beethoven Appassionata (Complete) - Michael Lu (14) in Competition
Chopin Ballade No. 4 - Michael Lu (14) in Competition
Chopin Polonaise in A flat major, Op. 53 - Michael Lu (14) in Competition
Published on 8 Dec 2012
Michael Lu, 13 years old, performs
Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24 in c minor, K.491, with the "Orchestre
Régional de Cannes" conducted by Sergio Monterisi. Michael won the
second prize and is the youngest contestant in the entire competition.
Audio only because the video recording is of extremely low quality.
This performance marks Michael's second performance with an orchestra and his debut with an European orchestra.
Cadenzas by Michael Lu.
About Michael Lu (吕汉升), young pianist
Ravel, Alborada del gracioso from Miroirs
Chopin, Polonaise in A-flat major "Heroic", Op.53
Mozart Piano Concerto No 24, K 491, first movement - Cannes Orchestra
Chopin - Fantaisie Impromptu - Lindenwood University
Orchestral Debut - Qilianshan Rhapsody by Kang Jian-Dong
Sun Flowers by Wang
Syncopation Sunday - Maple Leaf Rag