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Eric Lu, an outstanding American pianist is just 18

For the third time Świętokrzyska Philharmonic in Kielce jointly with Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce are organizing the so-called University Concert. The concert is traditionally preceded by a lecture given by a carefully selected academic. Professor Stanisław Mrówczyński, NCBJ Fundamental Research Department Director, will be the speaker this year.

The University Concert will be given in Kielce Concert Hall on October 14. Physics as Music of Heaven, Professor Mrówczyński’s talk, will start at 7 pm. Eric Lu,  2015 International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw 4th prize winner, will next perform Johannes Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1 d-moll op. 15 and L. van Beethoven's Symphony no. 5 c-moll op. 67.

Pythagoreans believed that movements of heavenly bodies are accompanied by some music expressing perfect harmony of the Universe; people perceive that music by their minds educated with knowledge of mathematics rather by their hearing sense. The Pythagorean ideas will strongly echo in my lecture, a story on contemporary physics”– said Professor Mrówczyński.

In 2015 at the age of 17 Eric Lu, star of the evening, became the youngest 1st prize winner in the history of the National Chopin Piano Competition in Miami, USA. That success automatically qualified him to 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, where he won the 4th prize.

Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by Jacek Rogala, Director of the Świętokrzyska Philharmonic in Kielce.

Eric Lu ja­ko 17-la­tek wy­grał Kra­jo­wy Kon­kurs Cho­pi­now­ski w Mia­mi bę­dąc w hi­sto­rii te­go kon­kur­su naj­młod­szym lau­re­atem I na­gro­dy
Prof. dr hab. Stanisław Mrówczyński wygłasza wykład, fot. Filharmonia Świętokrzyska
Eric Lu podczas koncertu w Kielcach, fot. Filharmonia Świętokrzyska
Dyrygent Jacek Rogala wraz z Orkiestrą Symfoniczną Filharmonii Świętokrzyskiej, fot. Filharmonia Świętokrzyska