Lukas Vondracek
Czech Republic, °1986
 
PIANO 2016 : First Prize
After giving his first concert at the age of four, Lukas Vondracek made his first international tour six years later and his Carnegie Hall debut at sixteen. A graduate of the New England Conservatory, where he was taught by Hung-Kuan Chen, he has won the Hilton Head, San Marino, and Unisa international competitions, as well as a Special Prize at the Van Cliburn International Competition. Lukáš Vondráček has given more than a thousand concerts on five continents, in venues such as the Kennedy Center (Washington), the Centre for Fine Arts (Brussels), Victoria Hall (Singapore), Suntory Hall (Tokyo), and Sydney Opera House. He has played with orchestras such as the BBC Philharmonic, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, the NHK Symphony, the National Orchestra of Belgium, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, under Marin Alsop, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Christoph Eschenbach, and Paavo Järvi.

Teachers

Hung-Kuan Chen (2010-2012)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (2000-2009)
Peter Barcaba (1996-2004)

Degrees

Artist Diploma from New England Conservatory of Music (2012)
1st Prize, San Marino International Piano Competition (2012)
Grand Prize and 1st Prize, UNISA International Piano Competition (2012)
1st Prize, Hilton Head International Piano Competition (2012)
Video
Final 2016 : Lukas Vondracek
Semi-final 2016 : Lukas Vondracek - concerto
Semi-final 2016 : Lukas Vondracek - recital
Audio
Photo
Programme
Final (26/05/2016)
Claude Ledoux A Butterfly's Dream
Sergey Rachmaninov Concerto n. 3 in D minor op. 30
Lukas Vondracek, piano
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Marin Alsop
Semi-final

Récital (10/05/2016)

Fabian Fiorini Tears of Lights
Johannes Brahms Sonata in F minor op. 5
Lukas Vondracek, piano

Concerto (13/05/2016)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 21 in C major KV 467
Lukas Vondracek, piano
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Paul Meyer
First round (07/05/2016)
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue n. 6 in D minor BWV 875
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Allegro maestoso (Sonata n. 10 in C major KV 330)
Fryderyk Chopin Etude in E flat major op. 10/11
Franz Liszt Etude d'exécution transcendante n. 9 "Ricordanza"
Lukas Vondracek, piano
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
How the competition unfolds
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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