Polish pianist Lucas Krupinski was the winner of the 7th International Piano Competition in San Marino in 2016. He was a finalist of the Busoni Competition in Bolzano in 2017 and the winner of International Piano Competitions in Aachen (2016) and Hannover (2015). He reached the semi-finals of the 17th Frederic Chopin International Piano Competition, Warsaw in 2015. In 2017 his debut album Espressione was released, including compositions by Haydn, Chopin and Scriabin. The CD has been nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2018 and has received excellent press reviews.
In 2018 Lucas held his debut recital at Carnegie Hall / Isaac Stern Auditorium and has since received invitations to play with Chicago Philharmonic and Buffalo Philharmonic in autumn this year. During the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Lucas performed during a special recital in PyeongChang. In the last season he has performed in Teatro La Fenice in Venice, La Verdi in Milano, NDR Radio Philharmonie in Hannover with recitals in Paris, London, Tokyo and Sydney etc
He is now studying for an Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music in London in the class of Professor Dmitri Alexeev, as a Kenneth and Violet Scott Scholar. He is also supported by the Hattori Foundation and the Philharmonia Orchestra. Lucas previously studied at the Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, where he graduated with a “Magna cum Laude” distinction under the supervision of Professor Alicja Paleta-Bugaj and Dr Konrad Skolarski. In the years 2016-2018 he was a student of Professor Arie Vardi at Hannover University of Musik, Drama and Media.