Radu Lupu

Romanian concert pianist. Born 30 November 1945
Radu Lupu
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1945-11-30
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Radu Lupu

Radu Lupu Biography (Wikipedia)

Radu Lupu CBE (born 30 November 1945) is a Romanian pianist. He is widely recognized as one of the greatest living pianists. Born in Galați, Romania, Lupu began studying piano at the age of six. Two of his major piano teachers were Florica Musicescu, who was also the teacher of Dinu Lipatti, and Heinrich Neuhaus, who was also the teacher of Sviatoslav Richter and Emil Gilels. From 1966 to 1969, he won first prizes of three of the world's most prestigious piano competitions: the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (1966), the George Enescu International Piano Competition (1967), and the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition (1969). These victories launched Lupu's international career and he has appeared with all of the major orchestras and at all of the major festivals and music capitals of the world.

From 1970 to 1993, Lupu made over 20 recordings for Decca Records. His solo recordings, which have received considerable acclaim, include works by Beethoven, Brahms, Grieg, Mozart, Schubert, and Schumann, including all of Beethoven's piano concertos as well as five piano sonatas and other solo works; the Grieg and Schumann piano concertos, as well as three major solo works of Schumann; nine piano sonatas and the Impromptus and Moments musicaux of Schubert; various major solo works and the first piano concerto of Brahms; and two piano concertos of Mozart. His chamber music recordings for Decca include all of Mozart's sonatas for violin and piano with Szymon Goldberg; the violin sonatas of Debussy and Franck with Kyung Wha Chung; and various works by Schubert for violin and piano with Goldberg. He additionally recorded works of Mozart and Schubert for piano four-hands and two pianos with Murray Perahia for CBS Masterworks, two albums of Schubert songs with Barbara Hendricks for EMI, and a disc of works by Schubert for piano four-hands with Daniel Barenboim for Teldec.

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Franz Schubert
Fantasy in F minor for piano duet, D 940
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Fantasy in F minor for piano duet, D 940
Franz Schubert
3 Marches militaires D.733 for piano duet
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3 Marches militaires D.733 for piano duet
Edvard Grieg
Piano Concerto, 1st mvmt
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Piano Concerto, 1st mvmt
Johannes Brahms
Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1
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Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1
Franz Schubert
Impromptu in A flat major, D.899 no.4
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Impromptu in A flat major, D.899 no.4
Franz Schubert
Piano Impromptu No. 1 in C minor D. 899
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Piano Impromptu No. 1 in C minor D. 899
Johannes Brahms
Intermezzo in A major, Op 118 No 2
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Intermezzo in A major, Op 118 No 2
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata for two pianos in D K.448
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Sonata for two pianos in D K.448
Franz Schubert
Moments Musicaux No. 2 In A Flat Major
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Moments Musicaux No. 2 In A Flat Major
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Andante and 5 variations K.501
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Andante and 5 variations K.501
Radu Lupu
Mozart's Piano Concerto no 21 2nd movement
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Mozart's Piano Concerto no 21 2nd movement
Edvard Grieg
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (2nd mvt)
Franz Schubert
Marche militaire No 1 in D major, D 733
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Marche militaire No 1 in D major, D 733
Franz Schubert
Fantasia in F minor, D.940
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Fantasia in F minor, D.940
Franz Schubert
Fantasia in F minor for Piano, Four Hands, D.940
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Fantasia in F minor for Piano, Four Hands, D.940
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata in D Major for Two Pianos, K.448: III. Allegro molto
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Sonata in D Major for Two Pianos, K.448: III. Allegro molto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata in D major for two pianos, K 448 (3rd mvt)
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Sonata in D major for two pianos, K 448 (3rd mvt)
Franz Schubert
Moment Musicaux in A flat major, D.780 No.2
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Moment Musicaux in A flat major, D.780 No.2
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto in E flat major for two pianos, K 365 (3rd mvt)
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Concerto in E flat major for two pianos, K 365 (3rd mvt)
Johannes Brahms
Romanze in F major, Op 118 No 5
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Romanze in F major, Op 118 No 5
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Fantasia in F minor for mechanical organ, K.608
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Fantasia in F minor for mechanical organ, K.608
Johannes Brahms
Rhapsody in G minor, Op 79 No 2
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Rhapsody in G minor, Op 79 No 2
Johannes Brahms
Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1
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Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata in C sharp minor, Op.27 no.2 (Moonlight) (1st mvt: Adagio sostenuto)
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Sonata in C sharp minor, Op.27 no.2 (Moonlight) (1st mvt: Adagio sostenuto)
Johannes Brahms
Intermezzo in E flat major, Op 117, 'Schlummerlied', No 1
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Intermezzo in E flat major, Op 117, 'Schlummerlied', No 1
Franz Schubert
Piano Sonata in G major, D 894 (4th mvt)
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Piano Sonata in G major, D 894 (4th mvt)
Franz Schubert
Fantasia for Four Hands in F minor, D. 940 (Op. 103)
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Fantasia for Four Hands in F minor, D. 940 (Op. 103)
Franz Schubert
Piano Sonata in A major, D 959
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Piano Sonata in A major, D 959
Franz Schubert
Impromptu in E flat major, D 899 No 2
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Impromptu in E flat major, D 899 No 2
Robert Schumann
Kreisleriana Op.16 No.8
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Kreisleriana Op.16 No.8
Franz Schubert
Piano Sonata in B Flat D960
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Piano Sonata in B Flat D960
Johannes Brahms
Ballade in G minor, Op 118 No 3
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Ballade in G minor, Op 118 No 3
Johannes Brahms
Intermezzo in A major, Op 118 No 2
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Intermezzo in A major, Op 118 No 2
Franz Schubert
Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1
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Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1
Franz Schubert
Fantasia in F minor
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Fantasia in F minor
Ludwig van Beethoven
Rondo in C major, Op 51 No 1
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Rondo in C major, Op 51 No 1
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1996: Prom 50
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Royal Albert Hall
1996-08-28T20:23:56
28
Aug
1996

Proms 1996: Prom 50

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1988: Prom 52
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Royal Albert Hall
1988-09-02T20:23:56
2
Sep
1988

Proms 1988: Prom 52

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1982: Prom 38
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Royal Albert Hall
1982-08-21T20:23:56
21
Aug
1982

Proms 1982: Prom 38

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1982: Prom 05
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Royal Albert Hall
1982-07-20T20:23:56
20
Jul
1982

Proms 1982: Prom 05

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1972: Prom 44
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Royal Albert Hall
1972-09-04T20:23:56
4
Sep
1972

Proms 1972: Prom 44

Royal Albert Hall

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