Lukasz Krupinski

Lukasz Krupiński
Poland, piano

Łukasz Krupiński is the winner of the VII International Piano Competition in San Marino and the winner of all contest prizes: the Audience Award, the Music Critics Award, and the Orchestra Award (September 2016). Finalist of “F. Busoni” International Competition in Bolzano (2017) and the winner of International Piano Competitions in Aachen (2016) and Hannover (2015). In October 2015 Lukasz found himself in the prestigious group of the best 20 pianists of the XVII Frederic Chopin International Piano Competition.
His debut album Espressione has been just nominated for the International Music Classical Awards 2018 in the Solo instrument category. Other nominees include: Krystian Zimerman, Evgeny Kissin and Nelson Freire.
Lukasz Krupinnski has given numerous concerts in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Belgium, France, Norway, Germany, Spain, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, China, South Korea, Australia and the USA. In 2018 Lukasz Krupinski will perform with Chicago Philharmonic and Buffalo Philharmonic.
Two-time laureate of the “Pro Polonia” Foundation Award (2013, 2014), the Minister of Culture and National Heritage Prize for remarkable artistic accomplishments (2013, 2014), the Minister of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship (2015) and Krystian Zimerman Foundation Scholarship (2015). In 2016 he was honoured with a Commemorative Medal of Frederic Chopin University of Music in recognition of artistic achievements.
The pianist has won also numerous prestigious prizes and awards at international piano competitions, including the Stanislaw Moniuszko International Competition of Slavic Music in Minsk, Belarus, 2011 (First Prize and Special Award), the II Chopin Siberian International Piano Competition in Tomsk, 2013 (Grand Prix and two Special Awards), Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scholarship Competition 2014 (First Prize), the XLVI Polish National F. Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, 2015 (Second Prize), the XV International Piano Competition 2015 of Chopin- Gesellschaft Hannover (First Prize), the ClaviCologne International Piano Competition 2016 in Aachen (First Prize).
Born in 1992 in Warsaw, Poland. Graduate of the Frederick Chopin University of Music in Warsaw under the supervision of Professor Alicja Paleta-Bugaj and Dr. Konrad Skolarski.
Currently he has been a student of Professor Arie Vardi at Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media.

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