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OSJ Summer Festival – Daniel Lebhardt at SJE Arts

25 June
SJE Arts Oxford
St John the Evangelist Church, 109A Iffley Road
Oxford
OX4 1EH

Daniel Lebhardt at SJE Arts

About Daniel Lebhardt at SJE Arts

Two one-hour performances, 6.00pm and 8.00pm

Schubert: Drei Klavierstücke, D. 946
Liszt: Transcendental Etudes No.11 in D flat (Harmonies du Soir)
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in F minor, No. 23, Op. 57, ‘Appassionata’

In 2014, Daniel Lebhardt won the 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 he won the Most Promising Pianist prize at the Sydney International Competition.

Recent highlights include Daniel’s Hallé Orchestra debut performing Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’ Piano Concerto, a performance which drew critical acclaim:

‘Lebhardt was plainly unfazed by the demands of this courageous and magnificent score…. I relished the soloist’s unerringly stylish and frequently ebullient playing in a bold performance that abounded with fresh ideas.’

Michael Cookson, Seen and Heard International, 16 March 2020
In recital, Daniel had debuts at the Lucerne and Miami International Festivals, and in Dublin and Kiev, with further appearances in Oxford and London.

Born in Hungary, Daniel studied at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest and then at the Royal Academy of Music, London. He is currently enrolled on an Advanced Diploma in Performance at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Watch Daniel playing Brahms: Intermezzo in B minor at Miami International Festival.

Good to know

To allow as many as possible to attend, the organisers are offering two concerts of about 1 hour with no interval – one starting at 6.00pm, the other starting at 8.00pm.

This event is part of the SJE Arts International Piano Series 2021 and Orchestra of St John’s Summer Festival 2021.